Online Master's in Education Administration & Leadership Programs

Educational administrators work in primary, secondary and postsecondary educational institutions. In primary and secondary schools they are typically principals, assistant principals, program directors or school counselors. At a college or university, educational administrators usually work as academic officers, deans or departmental directors. The degree requirement for these types of jobs is high; completing a program for your Master’s in Educational Leadership is the standard.

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Wake Forest University

Adelphi University

Grand Canyon University

Norwich University

Colorado State University

Capella University

Lewis University

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

University of Phoenix

University of Kansas

The University of Scranton

Western Governors University

Southern New Hampshire University

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Brandman University

Northcentral University

Brandman University Online

University of St. Thomas

University of California San Francisco

University of New England

Spring Arbor University

Earn Your Master's Degree in Educational Leadership Online

All levels of the education system require administrators, from the principal at an elementary school to a university president. In general, the job is to ensure students are getting the best education possible given the schools resources.

Education Requirements for Educational Administrators

The degree requirement for education administration jobs is high; a Master’s of Education (MEd) in Leadership Administration is the standard, with an educational leadership PhD essential if you want to advance to top positions at the university level.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of educational Leadership and administration jobs will increase by about 19% through 2020. This pace is about as fast as average when compared to all other occupations. There should be more opportunities for leadership administrators at colleges and universities in the coming years than at primary or secondary schools, because student enrollment is growing most rapidly at the postsecondary level.