Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership: Charter School Leadership Emphasis

Position yourself for success within the growth sector of charter education. You will develop an advanced understanding of the issues facing charter schools, the governing policies, and reform efforts to effectively achieve institutional success within a diverse population.

Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership

The MA-EL program prepares you for leadership in all educational settings – public, private, charter, and virtual schools, educational service providers, authorizers, government programs, community education, preschools, day cares, corporate, and military.

You will learn the skills to effectively lead schools and meet the diverse needs of 21st Century learners. Through performance-based learning you will strengthen your knowledge base in management, community relations, law, curriculum supervision, instructional assessment, and action research.

Accredited by TEAC and ranked among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs by U.S. News & World Report, you will learn how to apply data-informed best practices to ensure institutional success.

The MA-EL program also qualifies you for the Michigan Administrator Certificate through the Michigan Department of Education, a requirement for state principals. Completion of the 21-credit MA-EL core meets certificate requirements if you already possess a master’s degree or higher.