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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 school-level leadership for pre-K through grade 12. This program is designed to prepare aspiring leaders with specific knowledge required for school level leadership success and impact.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

GVSU's education program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Alumni Employed in the Field

Seventy-three percent of GVSU education graduates are employed in their field.

Faculty With Field Experience

Each faculty member is an experienced education practitioner.

Source: EMSI, 2021

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?

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