Master's Degree in Educational Leadership

Online Educational Leadership Master's Degree, M.Ed.

CCU's Master of Education in Educational Leadership is a comprehensive graduate program for experienced teachers, school administrators, and district personnel who seek to further their careers 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 online Educational Leadership program and 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.

The Master's in Educational Leadership is offered with both licensure and non-licensure options.

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

Jobs in Educational Leadership

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 Educational Leadership degree 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.


Professional Licensure Disclosure

Colorado Christian University offers several academic programs which lead to professional licensure in the state of Colorado and, in some programs, prepare students for a national exam. All students should be aware that states vary in their educational and professional requirements depending on the profession. Some states require specific educational requirements, clinical requirements, accreditation requirements, or exam requirements. See professional licensure disclosures for details.

State Exclusions for Online Students

The School of Education Professions at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with the exception of the following program-specific state exclusions:

  • CAGS does not offer Educator Licensure or Non-Licensure courses (undergraduate or graduate) to online students who reside in Hawaii.

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