Core Principles of Educational Leadership
Educational leadership is a challenging and rewarding career path that requires unique skills and competencies. The Master’s in Educational Leadership program emphasizes real-world understanding and practical application of leadership principles with a specialized focus on:
- Urban Education
- Instructional Leadership
- Ethical Leadership
Our graduates will gain a deep understanding of these core principles, allowing them to provide skillful and authentic leadership in any educational setting. Our program is committed to developing leaders with practical knowledge and understanding to support the evolving needs of K-12 education while driving student achievement.
We offer flexible scheduling options, face-to-face instruction, and hybrid courses; all designed to provide working professionals with a variety of scheduling options to attain their degree.
Contact Dr. Shelia Brown, Program Coordinator for Educational Leadership for more information on this program.
Candidates must apply for the UNT Dallas Graduate School before being admitted to the EDLE Program. Cohorts are forming now. Apply today!
Join the UNT Dallas Principal Preparation M.Ed. program
In less than two years, you will...
- Build a supportive network of professional leadership colleagues
- Experience small classes and hands-on support from dedicated university professors
- Engage in challenging and stimulating professional dialogue around issues of 21st century urban school leadership
- Earn TEA required certification in Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL)
- Develop the knowledge and skill needed to successfully pass the TExES principal certification exam
- Graduate with the confidence and enthusiasm necessary to secure and succeed in campus or central office level leadership in public or private educational institutions
Career Opportunities for leadership positions in the field of education include such job titles as: Principal, Assistant Principal, Associate Principal, Dean of Instruction, Supervisor, Department Chair, Director at the central school district office (such as Bilingual Education, Curriculum, Special Education), Athletic Director, Education Service Center coordinators, directors, and other types of leadership roles in public and private schools or educational agencies.