​Open house information sessions will be from 6pm - 8pm in EHS 413.
To register for the Ph.D. open house click here.

About Educational Leadership
at Central Michigan University

In Educational Leadership (EDL) at CMU we strive to offer the finest programs of study across both K-12 and higher education contexts. We prepare individuals for leadership positions at the local, regional, national, and international levels. The faculty in EDL 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 excellent programs and on going professional development.

Educational Leadership programs
Leadership in Student Affairs Undergraduate Minor
M.A. in Higher Education Administration
M.A. in Educational Leadership (4 Emphases)
- Supervision Emphasis
- Charter School Leadership Emphasis
- Rural Education Leadership Emphasis
- Virtual Education Leadership Emphasis
Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership
Graduate Certificate in College Teaching​

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.

Contact the Department:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(989) 774-3204


CMU announces a unique opportunity to complete three of our quality education programs in partnership with BAISD. Learn more and see the class schedules at

College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079