Master of Education in Educational Leadership

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership offers a rigorous immersion into educational leadership and school administration.  The coursework focuses on application of administration leadership in schools K-12.  Upon completion of the program students will be qualified for licensure in K-8. This program of study is aligned with the National Educational Leadership Preparation Program (NELP) Standards.

View the Master of Education in Educational Leadership curriculum

Step 1 - Create an admissions account and apply for admission

Create an admissions account and complete the application for admission.

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After you create your admissions account, you can log in to complete the application for admission.

Note: DSU graduate programs are primarily online classes and do not support the F1 student visa process.

Step 2 – Submit All Application Materials


Official transcripts from all institutions attended.

One transcript must show you were awarded a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. The Admissions Office must have official transcripts (transcripts having an appropriate seal or stamp) of all your previous undergraduate and graduate records for your application to be considered complete.

A regionally accredited institution must grant the bachelor's degree.

You must have an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale to attain full standing in the program. If you have a graduate degree, you may be admitted in full standing if the final GPA of that degree is at least 3.0 or equivalent. If you’ve taken any graduate course, the graduate GPA must be at least 3.0.

You must have adequate preparation in the field relevant to the degree being sought and must show potential to undertake advanced study and research as evidenced by academic performance and experience.

Personal statement

A written statement of professional goals in light of your philosophy including a description of your preparation in the field of education.

Step 3 – Work With an Advisor to Enroll in Your Courses

Your completed application will be forwarded to the School of Education, and you will receive communication about how to schedule a time to speak with an advisor and enroll in classes.

This program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.