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Majors & Degrees

Educational Leadership

Mississippi College provides exceptional leadership education that places a greater emphasis on teaching and learning.

Earn your degree in Educational Leadership

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:

  • Personal/Interpretational
  • Instructional
  • Organizational
  • Resource
  • Political
  • Informational

Your course curriculum will be integrated with seminars, practicums, and culminate in formal internships during the last semester of preparation.

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

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. The Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is also available in a fully online in a 7-week format.

Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership

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. The Education Specialist in Educational Leadership program is also available in a fully online 7-week format. Students can choose from two tracks:   

EdS in Educational Leadership - K-12 Administration track
EdS in Educational Leadership - Curriculum & Instruction track

Doctorate in Educational Leadership

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. 

The MC Experience

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.

Take the next step

We’d love to connect with you to help you begin your journey to becoming a
Mississippi College graduate. Visit campus, request info, or apply today.