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.
- Innovative leadership for dynamic professional settings.