Educational Leadership

Degrees Granted
Advanced Certificate, MA
Degree Level
Graduate
Location
Garden City, NY

Reach your potential and become a school leader.

Why Earn an MA in Educational Leadership?

Educational leadership is ideal for the teacher who aspires to be in a leadership position or for the building leader who wants to work in central office administration.

Why Earn an MA in Educational Leadership at Adelphi?

Through a combination of theoretical and field-based study, candidates will gain greater knowledge and proficiency in the management of school personnel and in the role technology plays in educational practice. The programs prepare students for a variety of leadership roles such as principal, assistant principal, department chairperson or supervisor.

  • Build deep working relationships with your professors and peers thanks to small classroom settings.
  • Enhance your credentials in a highly competitive field.
  • Benefit from hybrid courses, accommodating the needs of hardworking professionals

94%*

* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our graduate students are working or continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Certification Options

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants must have a NYS teacher certification in addition to a minimum 3.0 GPA and should submit the following application requirements:

  • Graduate application and $50 fee
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Two letters of reference
  • A current résumé or CV

Additional Requirements

Applicants interested in the advanced certificate program should submit the following:

  • Final transcript documenting a master’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
COVID-19 GRE Information: We are currently offering conditional admission to qualified applicants who cannot take the GRE before the deadline due to postponed testing in their region. Students who are conditionally admitted to the University must submit the official score report prior to their semester start date. ETS has moved the GRE exam to be accessed and taken remotely for prospective test-takers in select areas. We encourage you to review ETS.org for the most up to date information.

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