Educational Leadership

Master's Degree  | Russellville Campus | Online

 

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership reflects the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL), the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) Building Level Standards and all School Leadership Standards adopted by the state of Arkansas. The program of study is designed to prepare candidates for state licensure as a building-level principal.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • The program requires a one-year Educational Leadership Internship under the mentoring of approved educational administrators.

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Students will develop and expand the skills necessary to become an effective educational leader, including active collaboration, critical thinking, the ability to conduct and review research, and understanding of relevant state and federal laws and regulations, etc.
  • The program meets the requirements for an Arkansas building-level principal license.

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $292 | Out-of-State: $584

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • District Superintendent
  • Educational Leader
Alumni of our program work at:
  • Arkansas Department of Education
  • Little Rock School District
  • Russellville School District

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree are:
  • This degree meets the requirements for admission into ATU's Ed.S. in Educational Leadership and subsequent Ed.D. in School Leadership

 

Point of Pride

The EDLD program is nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Specialized Professional Association (SPA) and is fully approved by the Arkansas Department of Secondary and Elementary Education (DESE).

 

IT'S TIME TO STEP UP

Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.