Educational Leadership and Administration

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

The Department of Educational Leadership and Administration offers master’s degrees and advanced certificates that enable talented educators and newcomers to the field to achieve positions of leadership in public and private school districts. The Department’s academic programs address the issues facing modern elementary and secondary education, including decision-making; curriculum-writing; human relations; adapting programs to keep up with emerging knowledge and changing social circumstances; the influence of politics and public policy on education; education law; and school business. The full-time and adjunct faculty of the department includes experienced school administrators who are former administrators, principals, chief financial officers and superintendents of schools.

Our graduates attain meaningful positions at every level of school administration, including principal, school district business leader and superintendent of schools. They bring to these roles the knowledge and skills required to navigate economic, political and social obstacles and deliver the education that will enable our children and our communities to prosper.

Graduate Program
M.S. ED in Educational Leadership
M.S. ED in School District Business Leader
Advance Certificate in Educational Leadership
Advance Certificate in School District Business Leader

Network of Leaders

The Department of Educational Leadership and Administration boasts a long history of certifying school administrators who have gone on to lead departments, schools and districts throughout the region and the country. Our strong ties to the regional school districts provide students with career introductions.

21st-Century Schools

The M.S.Ed. programs are dedicated to training academic leaders in not only technical aspects of school management and administration, but also the civic, legal, and ethical responsibilities, innovative and inspirational curriculum and teaching approaches, and integration of technology in the learning environment.


College of Education, Information, and Technology
Dr. Albert Inserra, Dean