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Become a collaborative change agent who promotes equitable learning for all students. Our program is designed to develop general leadership and specific technical skills for people assuming roles as teacher leaders, principals, special education directors, curriculum coordinators, or superintendents.
Extensive field experience
As part of the program, you will be required to complete a comprehensive, three-term internship in the focus area of your choice.
This program is Maine-state-approved for credentialing as a building administrator, special education director, or curriculum coordinator.
Upon degree completion, you’ll be prepared to serve as a school principal, special education director, or curriculum coordinator, based on the type of internship you choose to complete.
Our faculty have extensive leadership experience in the field. They also regularly present at regional and national conferences, and publish their research findings in books and journal articles.
Graduate student support
Our Office of Graduate Studies connects you with opportunities for professional development, scholarships, and graduate assistantships. They also foster our graduate student community through Peer Mentorship and the Graduate Student Board.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
Connect with us
Our monthly Graduate Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about the benefits of our program, as well as our admissions and financial process.
Frequently Asked Questions
In this program, you’ll earn the credentials to become an educational leader who seeks to create positive change.
Admission information: MSEd in Educational Leadership
The information below is for our MSEd in Educational Leadership with a blended mode of study, which includes a mix of in-person and online classes. If you are interested in the online program please see the Online MSEd in Educational Leadership.
We accept applications on a rolling basis and review them continuously.
|Application deadline||Fall term start||Spring term start||Summer term start|
|Final||August 1||December 15||April 15|
|International applicants||June 1||October 15||Not available|