Educational Leadership (Master of Science)
Quality educational leadership is imperative to the success of our schools and our students. In fact, studies have shown that effective leadership is second only to quality teaching in terms of improving student achievement. If you aspire to become a strong and effective leader in education, Creighton University’s online Master of Science in Educational Leadership is for you.
Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships to all educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education in leadership. See the tuition and fees section below for more details.
“We've designed the Educational Leadership program around the leadership behaviors and practices that researchers have told us make the greatest difference for student outcomes.”
—Ann Mausbach, PhD | Associate Professor and Program Director, College of Arts and Sciences
Rooted in Jesuit values, Creighton’s educational leadership master’s goes far beyond the administrative aspects of school leadership. It teaches students the importance of compassion, relationship-building, reflection and humility in their work. Through hands-on, project-based learning experiences, you’ll learn to lead and manage a school, sustain a positive school culture, and respond to diverse community and political interests.
A personalized degree that fits your lifestyle
We know graduate school is a huge investment of your time and money, so we make sure your investment is a smart one—and one you can fit in your schedule. This 36-credit master’s degree in educational leadership is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals and can be completed online (with one short on-campus requirement) in two years.
Creighton’s program is designed for individuals who hope to pursue a leadership role in public or private education. You can choose to select a school administration, teacher leadership, K-12 educational leadership through sports specialization, depending on your individual career goals. For individuals interested in leading in a Catholic school, Creighton offers a Catholic School Leadership certificate.