Online Educational Leadership Degree
Graduates may seek employment in public or private school systems in a leadership role. Programs may provide students with the skills required for a career as a college professor, principal, school administrator, corporate trainer, or instructional coordinator.
Available Degree Levels
- Certificate: One to two years to complete
- Master’s Degree: One to two years to complete
- Doctoral Degree: Three to five years to complete
An online certificate in educational leadership program offers introductory theories and provides leadership training focused on school supervision. These programs may equip students with the skills needed to effectively build a team and problem-solve. Coursework, which may count towards a graduate degree, includes contemporary issues in education, educational research, and educational program evaluation.
A master’s degree in educational leadership may allow students to follow an administrative path, while others use the training they receive to enhance classroom skills. Coursework may include foundations of educational administration, leadership for social justice, school law, and school finance.
An online doctoral-level degree in educational leadership integrates the fields of education, business, and public policy by utilizing a practice-based, ambitious curriculum. These programs offer current concepts and theories of leadership and provide practical skills through professional experiences. Coursework may include leadership styles and reflective practice, strategic planning and management, and organizational theory and behavior.
Online educational leadership programs provide students with the skills and knowledge to work in public or private school systems. Many choose to advance their teaching career while others apply the training in their current position. Individuals with an educational leadership degree may be qualified to pursue a career in school administration or in state education.
Possible career fields include:
- College Admissions Director
- School Administrator
- Corporate Trainer
- Instructional Coordinator
For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.
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