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Master's of Education

University of Mount Union
5 semesters
Master's degree
Scholarships available
University of Mount Union

Program description

Master's of Education

The Online Master of Education in educational leadership program at the University of Mount Union is steeped in an engaging and focused curriculum. The program’s online format provides busy working professionals the flexibility they need—no matter their schedule, students can earn their master’s degree on their time.

Through the M.Ed. in educational leadership program, teaching professionals are developed into successful teacher leaders and district administrators. Teacher leaders are educators who simultaneously take on administrative roles outside of their classrooms to assist in functions of the larger school system. School administrators manage school operations, support staff, and work to create a safe, positive learning environment for all students. These strong leaders have a passion to motivate and inspire students and help to drive innovation and change in the P–12 education system.

Admission requirements

GPA requirement: 2.5 (except for nursing, that requirement is a 3.3)

English proficiency (one of the following):

  • TOEFL: 61 iBT
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • PTE: 55

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Program content

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership curriculum includes classes on leadership, technology, ethics, and law in the P–12 school system.


  • Introduction to Leadership and Organizational Change
  • School Finance
  • Current Trends in Curriculum Development
  • Ethical and Moral Leadership
  • Using Data for School Improvement
  • School Culture, Supervision, and Professional Development
  • Technology for Educational Leaders
  • Social, Cultural, Political, and Community Dimensions of Schools
  • School Law
  • Clinical Internship I

Scholarships & funding

A Mount Union education is accessible to students of all backgrounds thanks to the university's robust scholarship and grant offerings. There are several state and federal options available to assist you, as well as many Mount Union awards that are specific to your career at the university. For more information, please visit the Mount Union website. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will graduate with a Master of Education degree. 

Career opportunities

A master’s in Educational Leadership degree from Mount Union prepares graduates for leadership roles in both public and private schools and in both P-12 and higher education settings.

M.Ed. in educational leadership graduates work in a wide range of positions:

  • Teacher Leader
  • Assistant Director
  • District Administrator
  • Instructional Coordinator/Coach
  • Director or Supervisor
  • Head of School

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About this institute

University of Mount Union

University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers rigorous and relevant academic programs that are grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s students can select from broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors. Known for its...

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Why study at University of Mount Union

Mount Union is a small institution. We are proud to offer small class sizes, all taught by professors. More than 80% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields of study. This gives our students a chance to research and learn alongside our talented faculty in their academic fields. We are proud that 98% of our students find jobs in less than 3 months after graduating with their Mount Union degree!

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University of Mount Union

1972 Clark Avenue
44601 Alliance Ohio
United States of America

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