Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Educational Leadership/Principalship

Online 30 major credits * 2 years

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Application Fee waived for all Graduate Cohort Programs-Use waiver code “GRADMED"

Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online program

2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE or admission tests

No weekend classes

What You Learn

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership/Principalship is designed to allow certification for principalship in the public or private school setting. There are two Missouri state assessments that need to be completed to be a certified building administrator.

How You Learn

Online: This is an online cohort program. There are no weekly class meetings required; instead, you will log in to the online courseroom to complete assignments, participate in discussion topics, and other online activities designed by your professor. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 2 years with built in breaks.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned a M. Ed. Educational Leadership/Principalship degree and be eligible to apply for certification as a K-12 principal in the state of Missouri.

Degree Requirements

M.Ed. Educational Leadership/Principalship


ED 513Law for Education3
ED 514
ED 705

Foundations of Educational Administration

Foundations & Organization of Educational Leadership

ED 522Legal Aspects of Special Education3
ED 606Curriculum Theory and Practice3
ED 608Assessment3
ED 612School and Community Leadership3
ED 616School Supervision3
ED 626K-12 School Administration3
ED 634Directed Field Experience3
ED 635School Organization and Management3
 Total Hours:30

Certification for principals is K-12 School Leader