Graduate Programs in Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration
The Department of Education offers numerous graduate degree programs in both educational leadership and higher education administration. Each student's program is individually tailored to complement unique interests and professional aspirations. These programs combine theory with practical insights provided by faculty who are both seasoned professors and administrators. Many of the courses have practicing professionals enrolled as students, so there is a blend of theoretical with the professional experiences of those participating in the classes.
Educational Leadership and Administration
These degree programs include areas of concentrations for elementary and secondary school principals, school superintendents, and directors of special education.
*Please also see the Certifications Offered below.
Education Specialist (Ed.S.)
Higher Education and Student Personnel Administration
These degree offerings are intended for those students interested in pursuing careers in higher education teaching and/or administration, including student personnel.
State of Missouri
- Initial Principal Certification
- Career Principal Certification
- Superintendent of Schools
- Director of Special Education
State of Illinois
- General Supervisory Endorsement
- General Administrative Endorsement
- Superintendent Endorsement