Be the Next Visionary

To your students, you’re more than a teacher. You’re a hero. And your next big mission is to take charge and make change beyond just one classroom’s walls.

A Master of Science in Educational Leadership helps you create a bigger impact on education in your school, district or university. Increase teacher satisfaction. Inspire academic success. Take on social, political and economic challenges. Learn to lead with care and confidence.

Earning your degree can be accomplished in your own time. Choose between a blended online/on-site program and an exclusively online program.

Our graduates have built rewarding careers as K-12 assistant principals and principals, district administrators, higher education instructors, counselors and admissions directors. Follow in their footsteps and work to create a better tomorrow.

Who Should Apply

  • Practicing pre-kindergarten through 12th grade teachers who wish to obtain graduate degrees and enter the field of educational leadership.
  • Bachelor-educated professionals with valid professional teaching certificates who wish to obtain graduate degrees and/or add a certification area in educational leadership.

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s Master of Science in Educational Leadership.

Quick Facts

Tuition for the degree program is $995 per credit hour.
NSU’s M.S. in Educational Leadership program is 36 total credits to complete.
Delivery Options
Coursework for the Masters in Educational Leadership is available online and at many of the NSU campuses through evening or weekend classes.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs throughout the calendar year.

Earning Potential

Principal $90,410 Average Salary Per Year

6% Projected Employment Growth

District Administrator $88,580 Average Salary Per Year

9% Projected Employment Growth

Childcare Director $45,670 Average Salary Per Year

7% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

M.S. in Education - Educational Leadership

Program Requirements (36 credits)
CUR 526
Educational Research for Practitioners ( CUR 526 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 506
Standards-Based Curriculum and Assessment ( EDL 506 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 550
Electronic Tools for Educational Leaders ( EDL 550 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 520
School Law for Administrators ( EDL 520 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 525
Human Resources: Process and Staff Development ( EDL 525 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 510
School Leadership ( EDL 510 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 500
Problem Solving and Visionary Leadership ( EDL 500 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 530
Management of Schools ( EDL 530 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 505
Educational Budgeting and Finance ( EDL 505 / Credits: 3 )
EDL 545
School Improvement Process ( EDL 545 / Credits: 3 )
EL 699
Administrative/Educational Leadership Internship ( EL 699 / Credits: 6 )

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