Earn Your Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership Online

No GRE Required

The online Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Educational Leadership program from the University of Dayton prepares educators to serve in administrative roles and leadership positions in pre-k to grade 12 settings. Those who are interested in becoming a principal can complete this online program with the licensure component.

2 years

to complete

30 credits

across five terms

150-hour

internship

A Curriculum Rooted in Service

With the same curriculum and faculty as our on-campus format, the online program upholds our Marianist tradition of educating the whole person and leading through service to others.

Through a balanced instructional approach that integrates both learning and practical application, we prepare students to become leaders in their communities by developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and values essential to helping others expand or refine their instructional effectiveness.

Over the course of the program, you will develop the critical thinking skills you need to serve in public, private and parochial schools.

Study Online from Anywhere

Our online learning platform enables you to seamlessly connect and collaborate with University of Dayton faculty and classmates — without having to commute to campus. The online MSE program features:

  • live weekly classes, bringing you face-to-face with professors and classmates to develop lasting relationships;
  • interactive coursework that can be accessed 24/7, including video lectures and case studies;
  • field experiences in your local community, so you can apply what you learn in class to the real world.

Career Opportunities for Educational Leaders

Graduates of our MSE in Educational Leadership program have gone on to pursue a variety of positions in public, private and parochial schools, including the following:

  • Curriculum director
  • Athletic director
  • Chair of an academic department
  • Education researcher, consultant or policy analyst
  • Nonprofit education professional

Ready to Lead Change in School Systems?

Serve your community by becoming an educational leader with the University of Dayton’s online MSE program. Complete this brief form to receive more information, and an admission counselor will contact you.