The Rosauer Center for Education Building

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership

About This Program 

Expand your Skills

Our four-semester, online Master's in Educational Leadership (M.Ed.) program is designed for practicing educators who aspire to become more effective formal and informal leaders in the K-12 environment. Utilizing coursework differentiated according to your career goals, you will explore theory and practice that provides you with the professional training to:

  • Incorporate perspectives and practice of both teachers and administrators
  • Serve clients ethically, morally and effectively
  • Develop as a reflective, educational leader committed to a spirit of inquiry and social justice
  • Guide your community toward a rich, equitable, and comprehensive education for all students
  • Create a school environment in which everyone can realize their potential
  • Apply research and theory to practical experiences
  • Engage in self-discovery, personal growth and development

Develop your Career

We have a proven track record of preparing students for career advancement and professional development. You will be welcomed into an online cohort of educators where you will:

  • Experience the benefits of a diverse and collaborative learning community
  • Grow in a dynamic online environment that fosters community
  • Enhance and accentuate your professional work
  • Use your local school or district for a context of study
  • Develop life-long networks, beginning with an 8-day in-person experience on Gonzaga's campus during your first summer term

Extend your Reach

Our rich learning environment exposes you to the experiences of your classmates and expert faculty.  You will graduate well positioned for a variety of career opportunities, including:

  • Education administration
  • Training and development
  • Education consulting
  • Curriculum development / instructional design
  • Education policy
  • Work in a university setting

Ed Specialist in School Psychology


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