Online MA in Educational Leadership with Principal Endorsement Program

Make an Impact Through Leadership

Your future. Our promise.

Aurora University’s online MA in Educational Leadership with Principal Endorsement program has a long history of preparing principals for leadership positions. This program explores supervision techniques, organizational theory, and fiscal management to deliver the skills and credentials you need to pursue leadership and administration roles in education.

Online Format

8-Week Courses

Finish in 2 Years

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Prepare for Leadership and Administration Roles

With this online program, you will participate in courses focusing on essential school administration and management concepts. The classes provide opportunities to learn from experienced instructors and gain hands-on skills through an internship. While completing the program, you will learn about these and other topics:

Study contemporary organizational theories and other concepts to understand best practices for principal and assistant principal roles.

Examine leadership’s role in implementing educational technology for effective teaching, learning, and administrative needs.

Learn about the importance of community involvement and adherence to leadership standards when creating support for school improvement.

Explore the history and current issues of school finance, emphasizing the significant role of local property tax in school funding.

Your Education is More Flexible and Affordable

Higher education is now more accessible with Aurora University Online. As a student, you will utilize a convenient learning platform that puts the path to a degree at your fingertips.

Advance Your Career as an Administrator

Aurora University designed this program strategically to take your education career to the next level. Additionally, this degree is approved by the Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (SEPLB), which helps you gain a competitive edge for moving into a leadership or administrator role.

Prospective Careers in Educational Leadership

  • Assistant principal
  • Athletic director
  • Dean
  • Department director
  • Elementary, middle, or high school principal
  • Instructional coach
  • Program coordinator

Aurora University Online has a strong tradition of serving students with a quality education rooted in the foundational principles of academic excellence. AU Online strives to make college affordable for students while designing degree programs around quality curricula to foster career success.

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Aurora University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.