Educational Leadership

Degrees Granted
Advanced Certificate, MA
Degree Level
Garden City

Reach your potential and become a school leader.

Why Earn an MA in Educational Leadership?

Educational leadership is ideal for the teacher who aspires to be in a leadership position or for the building leader who wants to work in central office administration.

Why Earn an MA in Educational Leadership at Adelphi?

Through a combination of theoretical and field-based study, candidates will gain greater knowledge and proficiency in the management of school personnel and in the role technology plays in educational practice. The programs prepare students for a variety of leadership roles such as principal, assistant principal, department chairperson or supervisor.

  • Build deep working relationships with your professors and peers thanks to small classroom settings.
  • Enhance your credentials in a highly competitive field.
  • Benefit from hybrid courses, accommodating the needs of hardworking professionals
90%* * Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019
of our 2019 master’s graduates were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019

Certification Options

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants must have a NYS teacher certification in addition to a minimum 3.0 GPA and should submit the following application requirements:

  • Graduate application and $50 fee
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Two letters of reference
  • A current résumé or CV

Additional Requirements

Applicants interested in the advanced certificate program should submit the following:

  • Final transcript documenting a master’s degree from an accredited four-year institution

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Phone Number
Alumnae Hall 242
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