The Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership is normally a 36-credit hour professional degree program, designed primarily to satisfy P-12 school-level leadership license requirements. Students who desire a Kansas building-level (principal) license should select this degree program. Additionally, students who intend to assume other significant leadership roles in P-12 school settings, apart from professional leadership licensure, should consider this degree.
Other education professionals may also wish to obtain this degree, but with the intent to apply it in settings where professional licensure is not required. In this case, a student’s program of study may consist of a minimum of 30 credit hours, with content governed entirely by the student’s supervisory committee.
For building-level Kansas leadership license aspirants, the MS program is comprised of the following course sequence: