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Education, Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

The master's degree in educational leadership program provides aspiring educational leaders with clinical experiences, case methods of teaching, and pragmatic curriculum geared to the specific knowledge required for success in preK-12 school level leadership. This program is designed to prepare aspiring leaders with specific knowledge required for school level leadership success and impact.

Acceptance Rate (2018)
Average Salary (Depending on Job)
COE Faculty With Field Experience

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

The Educational Leadership program prepares educators to serve as leaders in school buildings and in some cases, districts. The emphasis areas focus on effective leadership, curriculum organization and improvement, personnel administration, finance, law, assessment, instructional leadership, and more. Additionally, there is an emphasis on theory to application and relevancy to the practices most important for effective educational leadership.

Why Study Educational Leadership at Grand Valley?

Program Details