LSU Shreveport's 100% online Master of Education in Educational Leadership provdes real-world learning for advanced education management and leadership skills.
LSU Shreveport's online Master of Education in Educational Leadership gives students the skills and expertise to engage in leadership opportunities beyond the classroom and help improve their community, school, and student's lives. The curriculum focuses on essential aspects of educational leadership, including schoolwide planning, technology implementation, management logistics, and a study of the appropriation and allocation of public financial resources for education. Course work aligns with national and state standards: the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards, the Standards for School Principals in Louisiana (SSPL), and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL).
Applicants to this program should have a graduate degree from an accredited university OR a bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses.
The online MEDL program consists of 34 credit hours covering a broad range of career-specific objectives.
Custom-tailored to your goals
MEDL grad students learn leadership theories and planning models, as well as concepts and practices for developing and maintaining informed involvement of communities with public schools. You'll also learn the fundamental concepts of American school law and how to apply the law to real-world school settings. Plus, you'll be able to interpret research and identify best practices that can be used to increase student motivation, engagement, and achievement
Set up for success
The teacher education programs at Louisiana State University Shreveport meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Financial aid for Master of Education graduate students
More than $12.4 million in scholarship money is awarded to LSUS students each year. Explore the types of financial aid you could qualify for and learn more about our TEACH Grant, specific to graduate education students.
"The biggest tip that I have is just go for it. If you’re thinking about it, LSUS has the best staff, best people that’ll work with you. If there’s a question you have, somebody can answer it. If they can’t answer it, they can find someone that can answer it."Theresa DownsMEd Educational Leadership student