2021-2022 Catalog Updates

Leadership, Master of Education

The M.Ed. in Leadership is designed for professional educators who wish to advance their career opportunities in public and private schools. The Educational Leadership Program seeks to prepare visionary, competent, and ethical leaders world-wide, who promote the success of all students. Through classroom and field-supervised experiences, candidates gain vital knowledge and skills in school leadership and administration, educational reform, and instructional supervision. Leadership development is personalized, evidence-driven, and based on national and regional standards. Coursework is available mixed mode and online.

Program Outcomes

The Master of Education in Leadership will prepare students to:

Facilitate the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared by the school community.

Advocate, nurture, and sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional development.

Ensure management of the organizations, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.

Collaborate with families and community members, responds to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizes community resources.

Act with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.

Understand, respond to, and influence the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.

Admission Requirements

In addition to City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, students in this program must also meet the requirements listed below:

Students in the Master of Education Leadership in Education program must have a recognized bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Total Required Credits (45 Credits)

Graduate Foundation Core (9 Credits)

EEA 512Academic Inquiry and Action Research


EEA 514Current and Historical Educational Perspectives


EEA 509Leadership for Diverse Learners *


Educational Leadership Core (18 Credits)

EEA 521Educational Leadership


EEA 524School Law


EEA 525School Finance/Operations


EEA 527Human Resource Management in Education


EEA 533Supervision of Instruction


EEA 537Conflict Management and Community Relations


Educational Leadership Specialization* (15 Credits)

Educational Leadership Capstone (3 Credits)

EEA 601Educational Leadership Portfolio, Presentation, and Action Research