Offered face-to-face in the Kansas City area and online
The Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Leadership degree is designed to prepare advanced candidates for initial building certification in a 30-hour program. Full-time enrollment-one course per eight-week term-during the academic year and one course for two summers allows completion in two calendar years. Students who are employed full-time are encouraged not to take a heavier load.
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership requires a minimum of 30 completed credit hours. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.
In addition to the standard coursework, students seeking middle school principal certification must take (or have already taken) graduate or undergraduate course credit in the following areas:
Graduate education courses are available to partially satisfy these requirements:
Note: As long as the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
(DESE) Missouri School Leaders Professional Assessment (MoSLPA) is a requirement for initial building administrator/principal certification, it will replace the Park University Educational Leadership po1tfolio.