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About the program

The Master of Arts in 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. Sound theoretical and field-based experiences will be provided.

The Educational Leadership Program at St. Mary’s University is a 36-hour, non-thesis program designed for educators aspiring to become team leaders, mentor teachers, department chairs, instructional coordinators or administrators. This program provides 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.

Courses and Degree Plan

View the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Requirements and Degree Plan

Texas Principal Certification

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

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 for additional information or visit

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