Master of Science, Educational Leadership

Master of Science

School of Education & Behavioral Studies

The Master of Science Educational Leadership program is designed to prepare students for roles in school leadership positions. The program incorporates academic coursework with practitioner-based experience to provide students with the most effective educational experience.


What Can I Do With This Degree? 

Successful completers of the program will be eligible and prepared to seek leadership certification from the state of Florida by completing the Florida Educational Leadership Examination, FELE. A master’s degree in educational leadership and success on the FELE is the pathway to becoming assistant principals and principals in Florida public schools.
Additionally, candidates with a master’s degree in educational leadership are eligible for positions in public and private schools as:
  • District administrators
  • Instructional specialist
  • Curriculum coordinators
  • Instructional coaches
  • Dean of students
  • University registrars

Program Details

Distinctively PBA

The School of Education & Behavioral Studies is well-known throughout Florida and as such, has established solid partnerships with school districts and other organizations for meaningful hands-on student teaching and clinical opportunities. Our Christ-centered approach to teaching and learning will deepen your outlook on your chosen profession and the impact you can have on others. And our innovative range of programs, from education to athletic training, results in a dynamic range of students learning together and collaborating daily.

Admissions Requirements 

  • Earn a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Achieve an undergraduate minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with exceptions
  • Submit:
  1. Online application and application fee
  2. Official transcript from college/university where bachelor's degree was conferred
  3. Two confidential leadership recommendation forms
  4. Enrollment essays (written on site or submitted electronically)
  5. Resume
  6. Currently employed in a school system and a minimum 2 years teaching experience
  7. School Sponsorship Commitment Form

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog

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