Master of Science in Educational Leadership

Take Your Teaching Experience Beyond the Classroom

You’ve built an admirable teaching career, but your heart is set on accomplishing even more. You want to lead students to achieve greater academic success and instructors to experience higher satisfaction within your school, district or university.

Your Master of Science in Educational Leadership covers the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to navigate the more challenging social, political and economic influences you’ll encounter at administrative career levels. The option for a blended online / on-site or exclusively online educational leadership program allows you to fit classes into your schedule and earn your degree on your own time.

Graduates with a Master's in Educational Leadership degree have built rewarding careers as K-12 assistant principals and principals, district administrators, higher education instructors, counselors and admissions directors, just to name a few potential education roles.


  • 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

Program Overview

About the M.S. in Educational Leadership

The Master of Science in Educational Leadership is a state-approved program in both Florida and Nevada for add-on certification for teachers.

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