Educational Leadership Career Opportunities
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 <strong> Liberal Arts & Sciences </strong>

College of
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Educational Leadership Concentration

Educational Leadership Career Overview

For K-12 teachers who are passionate about ensuring educational excellence and looking to advance in educational leadership careers, we've designed our degree program to equip you with the competencies you'll need to oversee school and district operations. Earning your Master's Degree in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership can prepare you to excel in a number of educational administration roles.

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Professional Responsibilities

Career Options

Professional Responsibilities

When you earn your Master's Degree in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership, you could be prepared to advance your education career with knowledge of various leadership roles. Your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Recruiting teachers and staff to fill diverse roles within the educational system
  • Communicating across various media to inform and persuade community members
  • Assessing educational technology needs to present new media learning solutions
  • Managing resource allocations to address the needs of the learning community
  • Implementing public safety strategies to promote effective protection of people, data, property and institutions

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Career Options

DeVry University graduates with this concentration could be prepared for educational leadership careers such as:

  • Assistant Principals, who aid the principal in the overall educational administration of the school, including developing new curricula, evaluating teachers, and handling school-community relations. They oversee student discipline, social and recreational programs, and matters of health and safety.
  • Principals, who set the academic tone and work actively with teachers to develop and maintain high curriculum standards, formulate mission statements and establish performance goals and objectives. They visit classrooms, observe teaching methods, review instructional objectives and examine learning materials.
  • School District Administrators, who oversee public schools under their jurisdiction and direct subject-area programs. They supervise instructional coordinators and curriculum specialists and work with them to evaluate curricula and teaching techniques, as well as to develop programs and strategies to improve them.
  • School Superintendents, who direct and coordinate the programs and finances of a school or district, working with and for a board. They address community and parent groups to enlist their support and may supervise examining, appointing, training and promoting teaching personnel.

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