Master of Education in Educational Leadership Online

Prepare to grow your influence on positive change and advance your career in education by earning your M.Ed in Educational Leadership online from ULM.

9/26/22 Next Application Due Date
10/10/22 Start Classes
Apply Now Request Info Request Information

Program Overview

Dive into the online Master of Education in Educational Leadership program

$10,800 Total Tuition
As few as 15 months Program Duration
36 Credit Hours

Learn how to develop and implement a collaborative vision designed to enhance student learning and policy at all levels with a Master of Education, Educational Leadership online degree program from the University of Louisiana Monroe. This 100% online program is taught by the same faculty members who teach on campus and who are committed to building relationships with you and developing your understanding of the educational system.

Coursework for this online educational leadership program gives you valuable tools that help you improve student performance and meet the challenges posed by accountability requirements and a changing society as a Principal. Study administrative processes and social systems, the legal and ethical responsibilities of school personnel, and be ready for new career opportunities.

Career opportunities include:

  • School Principal
  • District Administrator
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Dean of Students
  • School Principal
  • District Administrator
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Dean of Students

Other education programs also available:

ULM offers a variety of M.Ed. programs and an Ed.D. program online. Check out our other online education programs.

$10,800 Total Tuition
As few as 15 months Program Duration
36 Credit Hours

Accreditation

CAEP Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation logo

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Need More Information?

Call 800-917-3236

Call 800-917-3236

Tuition and Fees

Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go

Tuition for the Master of Education, Educational Leadership online program is affordably priced and can be paid by the course. Financial aid may be available for eligible students.

Tuition breakdown:

$300 Per Credit Hour
$10,800 Program Tuition

Tuition breakdown:

$300 Per Credit Hour
$10,800 Program Tuition

Calendar

Deadlines and class schedules for the Master's of Education in Educational Leadership

The Master of Education, Educational Leadership online program features eight-week courses and five start dates each year. View the full calendar to locate the best class start date for you and apply by the corresponding deadline.

Now enrolling:

9/26/22 Next Application Due Date
10/10/22 Start Classes
SessionProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DeadlineLast Class DayTerm Length
Fall 18/17/228/3/228/3/228/5/228/5/2210/7/228 weeks
Fall 210/10/229/26/229/26/2210/15/2210/14/2212/6/228 weeks
Spring 11/11/2312/16/2212/16/2212/28/2212/28/223/8/238 weeks
Spring 23/9/232/27/232/27/235/9/238 weeks
Summer5/30/235/15/235/15/237/28/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

9/26/22 Next Application Due Date
10/10/22 Start Classes

Have questions or need more information about our online programs?

Ready to take the rewarding path toward earning your degree online?

Admissions

See the requirements for the online M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program

The admission process is the first step toward earning your Master of Education, Educational Leadership online. The requirements for admission include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Teaching certificate with three years teaching experience

Online Program Admission Requirements

  • Current teaching certification
  • Three years teaching experience (do not need to be currently employed)
  • Louisiana residents must take certification exam*
  • Regular admission: undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and higher or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours, from a regionally accredited university, with no GRE score considered in the decision to admit
    • Applicants who do not meet regular admission requirements may be asked for a current resume with professional references.
  • Conditional admission: minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or 2.75 and higher on the last 60 undergraduate hours, from a regionally accredited university, for automatic conditional
  • Must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Submission of official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities
  • Applicants should have earned grades of C or better on all previous graduate course work.

Transcripts and official documents can be electronically submitted to [email protected].

If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Louisiana Monroe
Sandel Hall 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0600

Have a question? Call us at 800-917-3236.

*Students in Louisiana must take the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) exam to graduate as certified educational leaders in Louisiana. Students located outside the state do not need to sit for the certification exam.

Courses

Read about our online Educational Leadership classes

To earn the Master of Education, Educational Leadership online students must complete the following 12 courses for a total of 36 credit hours.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Emphasizes application of research methods in PK-12 setting, the collection and assessment of diagnostic data for student achievement, and the study of existing research and instructional strategies.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Performance-based course to develop teacher leaders to enhance student achievement. Issues and performances emphasize the practice of leadership in the school culture, instructional settings, curriculum, team activities, decision-making, communication, and learning communities.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An overview of multicultural education with culturally and linguistically responsive instructional and assessment techniques. Supports teacher candidates as they develop personal frameworks for reflecting on and interacting with differences, identity, power, justice and equity in the classroom.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Designed to assist school administrators and leaders in developing an effective school-community relations plan. Focus will be on conditions, diversity and changes that affect school-community interaction and its impact on student achievement.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A core class in Educational Leadership preparation, including study of administrative process, administrative behavior, social systems, system analysis, and the development and implementation of collaborative visions designed to enhance student learning at all levels.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A core class in Educational Leadership preparation. Focuses on local, state and federal statutory, constitutional and case laws, rulings and opinions affecting education; also examines the legal and ethical responsibilities of school personnel and the application of provisions for special students.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A core class in Educational Leadership preparation. Focuses on the instructional supervision of the classroom environment, instructional procedures and the evaluation of teaching through the process of observation and consultation. Participants develop control of the instrumentation and procedures which enable them to gather, display and interpret data relevant to the evaluation of classroom environments.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A core class in Educational Leadership preparation. Provides an overview of the theoretical framework for the practice of leadership resulting in the application of theory and best practices for future leaders in educational organizations.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A core class in Educational Leadership preparation. Initiates vision of leadership development by integrating elements of the teaching/learning process (planning) with basic leadership skills of communication and motivation.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A core class in Educational Leadership preparation. Administrative and supervisory responsibilities are explored and practiced as they relate to finance, buildings and facilities, transportation, and auxiliary programs. Candidates will apply financial knowledge and skills.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Capstone experience for all candidates seeking administrative certification. Supervised experience in multiple settings beginning before school starts (EDLE 5055) and ending after school ends (EDLE 5060). Supervision provided by school district mentor and a university faculty member. Includes planned, problem-based experiences with a minimum of 120 clock hours of on-site work in 14 specified areas. Two major projects will be completed each semester. $200 field experience fee.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Capstone experience for all candidates seeking administrative certification. Supervised experience in multiple settings beginning before school starts (EDLE 5055) and ending after school ends (EDLE 5060). Supervision provided by school district mentor and a university faculty member. Includes planned, problem-based experiences with a minimum of 120 clock hours of on-site work in 14 specified areas. Two major projects will be completed each semester. Candidate must obtain a passing score on the SLLA Examination prior to receiving credit for Internship II. $200 field experience fee.

Need more information?

Submit the form below, and an Enrollment Specialist will contact you to answer your questions.

Discover what a ULM online degree can do for your future.

Submit this form, and one of our student support representatives will contact you to answer any questions and guide you through the process, from start to finish.

Or call 800-917-3236

Ready to go?

Start your application today!

or call 800-917-3236 800-917-3236

for help with any questions you have.