Off-Campus Degree Programs

Educational Leadership Cohort Information

Master of Science in Education Leadership
(Pre K-12 School Principal Licensure)

New cohort forming in February 2015 at Grant Wood AEA!

Drake's Master of Science in Education Leadership in a two-year, 36-hour graduate degree program designed for professionals aspiring to be principals, associate/assistant principals, special education directors, athletic directors, curriculum leaders, deans of students, or area education agency administrators.

Earn your degree/license from a school with a program known and respected by hiring school leaders across the state.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Experience faculty who have been successful school principals
  • Face-to-face weekend courses - only three weekends per course
  • Practice-based learning with real school experiences/activities to help you develop into an effective school leader

Drake can take you places.  Take a test drive.

Take our two introductory courses for a reduced rate of $595 per class to see if the full program is right for you.

• EDMA 270- Personal and Professional Leadership Seminar
• EDMA 271- Leadership in the Profession

These courses will fully transfer into the degree program.

For Program Information:

Endorsements offered Online or in a Blended Format

Courses for the endorsements are offerent on Drake's main campus and at several locations around the state, as well as online or in a blended format.

Click here for Endorsement Information

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