The Education Leadership Program is dedicated to improving the quality of PK-12 education through teaching, research, and service.
Candidates and practicing administrators engage in course work devoted to experiential learning, professional growth opportunities, and doctoral research that informs practice. We educate exceptional leaders who act with integrity as they work to improve schools.
Specific positions that graduates of this program may obtain include Assistant Principal at the Elementary or Secondary levels, Dean, Principal, Athletic Director, Activities Director, Special Education Leadership, or district level positions, such as Curriculum Specialist or Professional Development Coordinator. Key employers of graduates include county and public schools in Virginia, Maryland and DC Metropolitan area.
All Mason students have access to career guidance and resources through University Career Services.
Students with a Master's degree in a related field may apply for Mason's PhD in Education Leadership face-to-face program.