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Mississippi College provides exceptional leadership education that places a greater emphasis on teaching and learning. Our unique Master’s degree program in Educational Leadership preparation carefully selects cohort members each spring to begin a 15-month modular program consisting of 39 semester hours, which begin in the summer term. The faculty offers experienced and innovative perspectives and provides a series of modules focusing on six dimensions of leadership, including:
Your course curriculum will be integrated with seminars, practicums and internships, and culminate in formal internships during the last semester of preparation.
Mississippi College also offers the Doctor of Education Program in Educational Leadership for professionals in education who wish to assume leadership roles in K-12 settings. Students can enroll during the spring semester of each year and may enter with a Master’s degree, but must complete the specialist degree before beginning doctoral level courses.
As a student enrolled in our Educational Leadership Master’s degree program, your course curriculum will include Introduction to Administrator Preparation, Instructional Dimension of Leadership, Information Management Dimension of Leadership, Political Dimension of Leadership, and more.
As a student enrolled in our Education Specialist Degree Program in Educational Leadership, course curriculum includes Personnel Management, Leadership Dilemmas, Legal Structures and Legal Issues, Technology Trends in Curriculum and Instruction, Central Office Roles and Responsibilities, and more.
If you choose to earn a Doctorate in Education at Mississippi College, your course curriculum will cover Basics of School Finance and Fiscal Control of Schools, Roles and Functions of the Superintendency and School Board Relations, Comparative Philosophies of Education, Instructional Supervision, and more.
If you’re a working adult with multiple responsibilities, Mississippi College can help make education more accessible for you. We understand that children, jobs, school activities and more can become overwhelming. Leadership programs offer educators the ability to utilize day courses during the summer and evening courses during the fall and spring semesters.
If you are searching for colleges in Mississippi or are interested in our educational leadership programs, contact Mississippi College today and speak with an admissions representative who is ready to answer your questions.
For our students interested in educational leadership careers, we offer a commitment to help you identify and explore your job options wherever you are in your learning experience at Mississippi College.
These leadership roles are vital to the daily operations and long-term success of educational institutions, overseeing curriculum development, school faculty and staff, and the counsel and discipline of students. They can also be responsible for the following:
Educational leadership degree jobs are a vital part of elementary and secondary school settings. Employment opportunities in this field can include principal, vice principal and other school administrator positions.
The current outlook for educational leadership jobs includes an average educational leadership salary of $87,760.
For more about educational leadership career information, visit our Career Services department.