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Education Degrees

The Educational Leadership Program at North Dakota State University provides students with a comprehensive foundation of the principles and practices necessary for success as an educational leader. The program’s focus is on developing leaders in educational settings, primarily Pk-12 school systems or higher education institutions, and offers three master’s degree programs, an Educational Specialist degree program as well as the coursework required for North Dakota credentials in the following fields: Elementary Principal, Secondary Principal, Superintendent, and Special Education Director. 

Degrees available through NDSU's Educational Leadership Program are available in online, blended-learning, and face-to-face formats.  Some programs will use a combination of delivery modes. 


Degree options


Degree options

NDSU educational leadership degrees are available to students worldwide. All NDSU degrees offered through Distance and Continuing Education are accredited and awarded a degree from North Dakota State University upon successful completion of coursework.

Master of Education or Master of Science
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership: Teacher Education option
Master of Education: Leadership Academy
Educational Specialist


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