The Educational Leadership Program at Eastern Washington University prepares educators for positions of leadership in public, private and charter prekindergarten through grade 12 schools of all sizes. Upon completion of the program, you will have satisfied the requirements of the Washington State Department of Public Instruction for a school principal’s certificate. The program is grounded in the best practices and current research in educational leadership and management, preparing you to meet the diverse needs of each learning environment. The program endeavors to prepare you to be effective school leaders whether as principals, assistant principals, program administrators or as teachers still in the classroom.
The Master of Education Degree with an emphasis in educational leadership is ideal for a teacher or other certified staff member who desires to prepare for the challenging, meaningful and essential role of a school leader. In addition, the MEd program meets Washington State requirements for a school principal certificate, as described below, if you satisfy the state’s experience requirement (three years) by program completion. You may begin any quarter, including summer.
This option is offered both on-campus and online.
For more information, contact the program advisor:
R. Joe Jones, Educational Leadership Director