College of Education & Human Services
Educational Leadership

Master of Science and Education Specialist
in Educational Leadership

  Dr. Julie Swaggert,
Program Coordinator
Lommen Hall 214D
(218) 477-2898
julie.swaggert@mnstate.edu 

Program Description
The principal purpose of the Educational Leadership Program is to provide professional/academic education for individuals preparing for leadership and mid-management administrative positions (i.e., elementary school principal, secondary school principal, community education director), staff administrative positions (i.e., school district business managers, technology coordinators, curriculum coordinators), and upper-echelon administrative positions (i.e., superintendent of schools).

Student Learning Outcomes
Candidates who complete the Master of Science or Specialist in Educational Leadership program are educational leaders who have the knowledge and ability to promote the success of all students by:

Facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a school or district vision or learning, supported by the school community.

Promoting a positive school culture, providing an effective instructional program, applying best practice to student learning, and designing comprehensive professional growth plans for staff.

Managing the organization, operations, and resources in a way that promotes a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.

Collaborating with families and other community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.

Acting with integrity, fairly, and in an ethical manner.

Understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.


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