Educational Leadership M.Ed.
Gaining a Master of Education in Educational Leadership prepares one to assume an initial leadership role in a post-secondary setting. Prepare to be an effective post-secondary leader with the Master of Education in Educational Leadership. Lead faculty, staff, and students to accomplish academic and student success goals. Create positive interactions among students, faculty, staff, and other educational constituents. Consider a career as Educational Leader with an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership – it may be just right for you!
Educational Leadership, M.Ed.
Preparing professional educators for leadership in post-secondary settings
- Department Chair
- Student Services Coordinator
- Education Policy Consultant
- Entry to Doctorate in Higher Education Administration
Program and Admission Requirements
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to engage in more effective leadership practice.
Admissions requirements and procedures are detailed on
Applicants must apply to and meet all criteria for admission to the ISU Graduate School. The applicant must also meet the following minimum SPEL admission requirements:
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; usually that degree is in an education-related field
- One year of professional experience
- A letter of interest, stating the applicant's interest in the program
- Current resume, including the names of and contact information for at least 2 professional references
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 for all upper-division credits taken at the undergraduate level
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership requires a minimum of 30 credits.
Core Professional Studies Courses (9 credits)
EDUC 6601 Research and Writing 3 credits
EDUC 6610 Applied Educational Statistics 3 credits
OLP 6621 Theories of Adult Learning 3 credits
General Leadership Studies (15 credits)
EDLH 6649 Issues in Educational Leadership 3 Credits
EDLP 7702 Supervision and Empowerment 3 Credits
EDLP 7703 Leadership and Organizational Development 3 Credits
EDLH 7730 History and Philosophy in Higher Education 3 Credits
EDLH 7731 Law in Higher Education 3 Credits
Electives - Collaboratively determined by student and advisor 6 Credits