Do you have questions about getting an educational leadership degree?

Earning your educational leadership degree


Are you ready to lead in education? Earning an educational leadership degree can help you level up and achieve your dream. Concordia University’s Department of Graduate Education delivers relevant, transformative programs designed to empower educators to boldly step forth into their professional calling.

We offer flexible, accredited programs taught by individuals who have deep experience and knowledge of issues critical to both Michigan and our country. At Concordia, our class sizes are small, our community is close-knit, and the curriculum challenges you to grow as a person and a professional.


5 FAQs about the Master of Science in Educational Leadership (MSEL)

Program Director Dr. Sandra Harris is excited to welcome you to Graduate Education here at Concordia. She answers our five most frequently asked questions in this video. Check it out!


What kind of educator would be the ideal candidate for MSEL?

If you have the desire to lead teachers and students, you should consider the MSEL.

Most master’s programs are pretty rigorous. Can educators enrolled in this program still work their normal jobs?

This program is perfect for the working teacher. You’ll be able to learn from top practitioners and leaders in the field. You’ll be able to apply what you learn in your day-to-day work. This program is extremely flexible. You can start it at any time, and the courses are only 8 weeks long.

What is the curriculum like?

Our curriculum includes projects, everyday experiences, and collaborative activities.

Once a student graduates from the MSEL program, what positions are they qualified for? When you complete the program, you’ll be eligible to be a building administrator at any level.

Where can someone get more information on the MSEL program?

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