• University Registrar
  • College President
  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Education Consultant
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Director of Education
  • School Superintendent 

For individuals who

Want the skills and knowledge to become leaders in either K-12 or higher education settings.

Looking for

Coursework that prepares you to foster student-focused environments, the opportunity to put theories into practice to become a passionate and powerful leader for the future of education.

To become

  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • District Administrator
  • Dean of Students
  • Provost

Degrees offered include a 32-credit Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership – K-12 Leadership and a 36-credit Master of Education (M.Ed.) or Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership - Higher Education Administration.

K-12 Leadership

The K-12 Leadership option is designed to transform your passion for education using the professional and organizational skills necessary for leadership that focuses on student success. Graduates from this program have the knowledge, skills, and experiences to lead others through informed decision-making and collaboration.

The K-12 Leadership program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board. Changes in national and state legislation, standards, or rules can affect academic program requirements

Higher Education Administration

The Higher Education Administration option is designed to provide the foundations of practice, research and theory of higher education and student affairs essential for leadership in post-secondary contexts. Graduates from this program have the knowledge, skills, and experiences to become change-agents on college and university campuses.