Educational Leadership

School of Education


Our Master in Educational Leadership is the perfect fit if you see yourself as a leader with dynamic thinking that has the ability to improve schools, school systems and impact student achievement.  Our program's focus is to train educational leaders to be high-performing, inclusive, thoughtful advocates for school-age children and educational environments.  You can choose between special education leadership, early childhood leadership, online learning and leadership, data and accountability, principal leadership (licensure), and educational leadership as areas of concentration.  Recent graduates have found careers as E-Learning consultants, principals, and testing coordinators. This program is offered both on campus and online.

The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati is consistently ranked as a top institution in the field of Education. Most recently, US News and World Report placed it in the top 100 Best Education Schools (2016).


Program Objectives

By graduation, you will have:

  • developed practical leadership skills you can apply to a variety of educational situations on a daily basis
  • worked with people from across varying cultural, social, economic, and religious backgrounds
  • experienced a wide range of technology


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Where We Are

School of Education

615 Teachers-Dyer Complex
West Campus
University of Cincinnati

Additional Information

Learn more about the Online Master's Degree in Educational Leadership program.