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Northeastern Illinois University

City: Chicago     State: IL     Country: USA     

Contact: Howard Bultinck     Email:     

M.A. in School Leadership  

Delivery Method: Classroom     

Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs     

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School/College (if applicable): College of Education

Program Vision: The program aims to prepare you for leadership in Pre-K-12 educational organizations. The curriculum highlights an integrated and interdisciplinary skill-based focus on leadership, management and administrative development. With a nationally and internationally recognized faculty and a tradition of quality, the Master of Arts in School Leadership will provide you with a unique blend of theory and practice in preparation for positions of leadership. The School Leadership Concentration leads to the State of Illinois Principal Endorsement. It will prepare you for a career as a practitioner and scholar to lead and transform a wide variety of Pre-K–12 educational organizations. Our graduates serve in leadership positions at the district and school levels.

Program Mission: The program objectives for the School Leadership Concentration have been designed to: •Develop exemplary administrative school leaders. •Foster a school leader’s continuing growth and effectiveness. •Serve diverse communities. •Develop competencies and skills related to effective leadership. •Master management practices and staff development at the school level.

Institutional Mission: Northeastern Illinois University, as a public comprehensive university with locations throughout Chicago, provides an exceptional environment for learning, teaching, and scholarship. We prepare a diverse community of students for leadership and service in our region and in a dynamic multicultural world.