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Master of Education in Educational Leadership

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership offers theoretical and practical knowledge of school leadership. The degree program includes Principal, Reading, Gifted and Instructional Coach emphasis areas. Students residing in Missouri are eligible to pursue Initial Principal Certification with the Principal emphasis area. The Principal emphasis of the Master of Education in Educational Leadership does not guarantee a student initial principal certification. Students who reside outside of Missouri and plan to enroll in the principal emphasis area are responsible for verifying that the program meets requirements for licensure as principal in their state.

Online disclaimer: Students who reside outside of Missouri and plan to enroll in the Principal emphasis area are responsible for verifying that the program meets requirements for licensure as a principal in their state.

Alabama disclaimer: 'Educator Preparation programs: State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama certificate. Applicants who complete an educator preparation program at an institution outside of Alabama must apply for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach. Current requirements may be found at www.alsde.edu'

Washington disclaimer: 'Eligibility for initial educator certification in Washington is based on completion of a state approved educator preparation program. This program is approved in Missouri. Even though you may be residing in Washington while in this program, your application for educator certification in Washington will be processed as an out-of-state application. Go to http://pathway.pesb.wa.gov/archive/outofstate for more information. Educators are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.' – Washington Student Achievement Council

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Degree requirements

The Columbia College Catalog outlines the courses you will need to take to complete your degree program. This includes required courses in your major and general education requirements, as well as elective classes you will select.

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Locations

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership degree is available online and is approved at the following locations. Some locations may require a combination of in-seat and online coursework. Select one to view the tuition rate.

Please note this degree program may not be able to be completed fully in-seat. A combination of in-seat and online coursework may be required.

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