Educational Leadership, MED

Chairperson: Jody Jessup-Anger, Ph.D.
Educational Leadership website

Degree Offered

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Program Description

The educational leadership master of education invites students to pursue the critical study of organizational leadership in K-12 schools and to assume leadership roles in those settings. The program prepares students for either the Wisconsin Director of Instruction license or the Wisconsin Principal license.

The goal of the master’s programs is to engage the professional educator in extended critical reflection on the principles, practices, and rationales of human-service leadership in contemporary society. Specifically, the programs seek to develop educational leaders in K-12 schools, colleges, universities and educational organizations with expertise in the historical, philosophical and sociological foundations of educational policy issues. The programs are designed to accommodate the working professional, and program content is composed to reflect student backgrounds, interests and professional objectives.