Educational Leadership by the Numbers
Successful Outcomes Rate
Students graduating with degrees from the Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education report being employed or furthering their education six months after graduation.
Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for elementary, middle, and high school principals is $98,490.
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Online: Educational Leadership Degree Map
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Educational Leadership Administration Curriculum
The degree program is designed to be completed in five semesters including summer. Students should contact an academic advisor each semester and use Degree Works to monitor their progress. Students may begin the degree during any semester.
- An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 of a 4.0 scale
- A bachelor’s degree in education
- A valid classroom teaching certificate
- A resume showing two years of classroom teaching experience
The Educational Leadership major requirements are based on the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL), National Education Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards, and Missouri Leadership standards.
- EA610 Diversity and Equity in Schools (3)
- EA625 Foundations of Educational Leadership (3)
- EA634 School Supervision (3)
- EA651 School Law (3)
- EA653 Curriculum for Leaders (3)
- EA654 The Principalship (3)
- EA655 Leadership for Effective School Operations (3)
- EA660 Leadership in Special Education (3)
- EA663 Internship I: Leadership for Research in Action (3)
- EA664 Internship II: Leadership for Experiential Learning (3)
- GR698 Master's Final Comp Exam (0)
- EA655 Leadership for Effective School Operations
- EA660 Leadership in Special Education
- EA625 Foundations of Educational Leadership
- EA665 The Principalship
- EA653 Curriculum for Educational Leaders
- EA610 Diversity and Equity in Schools
- EA634 School Supervision
- EA646 Internship I: Leadership for Research in Action
- EA651 School Law
- EA656 Internship II: Leadership for Experiential Learning
- GR698 Comprehensive Examination
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