Education, Educational Leadership

Master of Education

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University's Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership offers emphasis areas in educational leadership and special education administration. The program emphasizes theory, research, and relevant practice in such areas as effective leadership, curriculum organization and improvement, personnel administration, finance, law, assessment, and other related topics.

To receive the M.Ed in Leadership, students must complete 33 credit hours to include the College of Education foundations requirements and one of the emphasis areas.

Grand Valley State University's College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the program meets the new state of Michigan certification standards and mandates. The faculty are leaders in their fields, combining the philosophy of education and your needs as a practitioner.

The program opens up a number of career opportunities for professional educators to include both building and district leadership such as building principals, assistant principals, athletic directors, central office administrators and other positions in the K-12 field.

Classes are flexible to including evenings, weekends, and summer classes as well as face-to-face and online delivery.

Grand Valley State University
(Suite 102)

Shannon Owen, Director
Jacquelyn Abeyta, Office Coordinator
Irina Grougan, Office Manager

Phone: (231) 995-1785 or (888) 922-1785
Fax: (231) 995-1786
E-mail: nminfo@gvsu.edu
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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Liberal Studies

Master’s Programs:

  • Education

– Educational Leadership (M.Ed.)
– Instruction & Curriculum-Early Childhood Ed. (ZS)
– Special Education (CI)

  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health
  • Social Work: Advanced Generalist Concentration

Certificates:

  • Nonprofit Leadership (graduate)
  • Palliative & Hospice Care
  • School Social Work (post-graduate)

Endorsements:

  • Early Childhood (ZS)
  • Educational Planned Program
  • Special Education, Cognitive Impairment (CI)