Master of Education in Educational Leadership


Department of Educational Leadership and Technology

Southeastern's Educational Leadership program provides an essential foundation for school administrators to assume the role of instructional leaders for effective school improvement. The cohort-based program features a sequential combination of seminars that help students develop an understanding of effective school leadership.

Career Information

Types of Jobs

  • Assistant Principal
  • Central Office Administrator
  • Curriculum Coordinator/Director
  • Dean of Students
  • Administrator
  • Principal
  • Mentor Teacher

Types of Employers

  • Elementary, middle, secondary schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Corporations
  • School districts


  • Students practice and demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions learned in the program by completing fieldwork experiences built into each course and occurring in diverse educational settings

  • The cohort concept provides the opportunity for students to participate in the type of collegial and group processes that model learning communities

  • Off-campus cohorts are offered at cooperating school district sites


  • Total semester hours required: 36

  • Successfully complete all field-based experiences and internship

  • Satisfactorily complete a comprehensive examination, to take the form of completion and defense before the Leadership Faculty of an electronic portfolio

  • Successfully complete the School Leaders' Licensure Examination


Contact Information

Dr. Dana Griggs

Program Coordinator

Department of Educational Leadership and Technology

Southeastern Louisiana University

SLU 10549, Hammond, LA 70402

Phone: 985-549-5713

Program website