Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota


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M.A. in Educational Leadership — 100% Online

An affordable program focused on leadership, ethics, and change management.

Why Choose an Online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Degree with Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota?

  • Program can be completed in under 2 years
  • Program focuses on change and what it takes to be an effective leader
  • The evolving curriculum provides current and relevant courses for management and training skills, as well as research

The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is a flexible, affordable master’s program that develops your leadership ability and teaches you how to help others reach their full potential, whether it’s in a classroom or corporate environment. The online program can be completed in as few as 22 months, and consists of 33 credit hours.


Core Courses
EL600 – Orientation and Writing Assessment (0 credits)
EL602– Facilitation Through Communication (3 credits)
EL603 – Foundations of Educational Leadership (3 credits)
EL613 – Fundamentals of Management (3 credits)
EL622 – Supervision (3 credits)
EL623 – Curriculum and Instruction (3 credits)
EL630 – Educational Research (3 credits)
EL633 – Ethics and Law (3 credits)
EL634 – Action Research Project (3 credits)
EL652 – Adult Learning (3 credits)
EL662 – Promoting Change (3 credits)
EL670 – Multicultural Leadership and Team Building (3 credits)

Your tuition includes an iPad pre-loaded with Saint Mary’s learning platform, so coursework can be completed anywhere, on your time. Financial aid is also available.

Learn How To

  • Apply management and supervisory practice to leadership roles.
  • Effectively use personal coaching and communication to spark change.
  • Examine policy through an ethical lens.
  • Craft educational strategies for teams and learners of all ages.
  • Improve education through data analysis and research.
  • Focus on innovation, creativity, and diversity to strengthen learning outcomes.
U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review and Forbes rank
Saint Mary’s University as a top institution.

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