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  • Please Note

    This program is not currently accepting applications.

What is Educational Leadership?

Educational Leadership combines the essentials of general education administration with the special concepts and skills needed for effective leadership in the public and private school systems. We provide sound theoretical and field-based experiences.

The program is an excellent route for first- and second-year teachers to develop professional expertise and fulfill continuing professional education (CPE) hours, while being part of a community of educators dedicated to professional excellence.

Educators interested in obtaining principal certification should contact Daniel Higgins, the Program Director.

  • Degree Plan

    The Educational Leadership Program is a 36-hour, non-thesis program designed for educators aspiring to become team leaders, mentor teachers, department chairs, instructional coordinators or administrators.

  • Educational Leadership Courses

    Students take a variety of courses including:

    • Human Development and Learning
    • Curriculum Theory and Practice
    • Private and Public School Law
    • Effective School Leadership

    See the catalog for a full course list:

Financial Aid

St. Mary’s offers various scholarships, grants and assistantships to graduate students. Military, their dependents and Department of Defense employees may be eligible for a tuition discount.

Please contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 210-436-3141 or finaid@stmarytx.edu for additional information or visit www.stmarytx.edu/finaid.

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Learn more about the M.A. in Educational Leadership

Interested in pursuing a master’s in Educational Leadership? We’re eager to hear from you and answer any questions you have. Feel free to reach out to speak to one of our dedicated faculty.

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