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    Master's Degree in Educational Leadership (M.Ed.)

    The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is a comprehensive graduate program for experienced teachers, school administrators, and district personnel who seek to further their career in an academic leadership role.

    Offered through our College of Adult and Graduate Studies, the program is designed to address many of the issues faced by educators in the public and private sectors alike. The primary aim of the educational leadership curriculum is to provide a tangible framework of leadership skills that prepare program participants for the challenges faced by school administrators in the 21st century.

    Graduates who satisfactorily complete all requirements of the Master of Education in Educational Leadership (licensing) program may apply to the Colorado Department of Education for a principal license.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 36 credit hours for licensure or non-licensure track
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
    • Coursework is designed for working professionals and can be completed in five semesters
    • The program adheres to standards of both the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC)
    • Graduates meet the requirements for certification by the Association of Christian Schools International
    • Students can transfer up to 6 graduate-level credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university
    Class Format:

    Courses are typically completed in five-week blocks.

    See Tuition and Fees for details.
    Program Options: Principal Licensure, Non-Licensure
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  • Career Opportunities with an Educational Leadership Master's Degree

    CCU's Educational Leadership master's degree seeks to develop innovative, collaborative, effective, and reflective leaders who will provide quality learning opportunities for a rapidly changing and increasingly diverse population – while improving the learning of all students.

    This master's degree in educational leadership is ideal for those with the desire to improve charter or private K-12 education systems. Charter and private education professionals, ranging from experienced teachers, vice principals, and principals to curriculum developers and assessment specialists, as well as district personnel are ideal candidates for the program. CCU seeks to admit those with the skills and vision to help maintain, improve, and build our schools and to create a superior academic environment.

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