Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
Are you ready to be a leader?
Now you can earn a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership online through the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB)—part of the prestigious UT System. Whether you have your sights set on becoming a school principal or district superintendent, a master's degree is a prerequisite. That's why we've designed a flexible leadership degree program that allows you to balance the demands of your education with work and family.
Our online Master of Arts degree offers smart advantages!
- Every course is 100% online
- Tuition is affordable—just $8,964 | $261 per credit hour
- Courses are only eight weeks
- You can earn your MA in 12 months
- Accredited by ELCC, SACS
- Six start dates
Develop the professional skills you need—right now.
When you pursue a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership online, you'll hone the management and organizational skills you need to advance to the administration level. Through a comprehensive course curriculum you'll explore instructional and administrative leadership, cultural proficiency, conflict resolution, school law and ethics, fiscal responsibility and organizational theory. The program culminates with a supervised practicum in administration.
Learn from respected educators.
UTPB's online educational leadership degree program is just as rigorous as our on-campus program. Every online course is taught by the same respected UTPB faculty members who teach on campus. Just as important, our Master of Arts in Educational Leadership online program is aligned with the State Board for Educator Certification for principal and superintendent competencies, and accredited by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. You'll find our faculty and staff are supportive and responsive to your needs. In fact, our online graduate degree programs earn high marks from U.S. News & World Report—#6 Student Services and Technology and #24 Student Engagement and Accreditation.
Enjoy new career opportunities.
Once you complete your leadership degree, you'll be ready to take your career to the next level as an assistant principal, principal or superintendent. Plus, you'll feel more confident knowing that you've prepared yourself to succeed in a very competitive job market. Research shows that individuals with a master's degree earn more and have a lower risk for unemployment than their less-educated peers.