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Educational Leadership Programs

​​The Department of Educational Leadership at Central Michigan University strives to offer the best in both K-12 and higher education leadership programs. We prepare students for leadership positions at the local, regional, national and international levels within higher education and K-12 administration. Educational leadership faculty are committed to the education and leadership development of those who serve multiple populations and constituents across K-12 and higher education. In order to fulfill our mission and goals, we collaborate with researchers, educators, and community members to offer innovative and transformative programs and ongoing professional development.  ​​

Mission Statement
To develop the capacity of professionals to lead diverse organizations in innovative ways by engaging them in reflection on current organizational practices, inquiry about theory and best practices, and experiential learning.

Vision Statement
Innovative leadership for dynamic professional settings.

Program Offerings

Leadership in Student Affairs Undergraduate Minor
M.A. in Higher Education Administration
M.A. in Educational Leadership 
Four Emphases -

  • Supervision
  • Charter School Leadership
  • Rural Education Leadership
  • Virtual Education Leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership
Graduate Certificate in College Teaching​

​For more information

Department of Educational Leadership
College of Education and Human Services
Central Michigan University
195 Ojibway Ct.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
EHS Building

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5​ p.m.
 ​989-774-3204 ​​ ​
 edlead@cmich.edu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
CMU at BAISD
CMU announces a unique opportunity to co​mplete three of our quality education programs in partnership with BAISD.

Learn more
global.cmich.edu/BAISD
College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | ehs@cmich.edu | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079