Educational Leadership Program

The Educational Leadership program has two options:

  1. the M.A. in Educational Leadership and Administration Higher Education Administration
  2. the M.A. in Educational Leadership and Administration - Principal Preparation Program

The Master's of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration Higher Education Administration Option prepares individuals for educational administrative and supervisory positions at the middle management level. It prepares individuals for entry and mid-level managerial or research positions offered at community, senior colleges and universities. This program is also intended to improve the skills of those individuals who currently serve in administrative positions at such institutions.

The Master's of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration - Principal Preparation Option was approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). This program prepares transformational urban school leaders. The program is offered in partnership with several school districts and schools.