M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Higher Education)


Welcome to the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Higher Education) Program! 


Program Overview

photo of student group workingThe M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Higher Education) program focuses on multifaceted leadership development by preparing students for the demands of leadership across the educational pipeline, including in higher education settings. Educational leaders must be able to elicit support and create educational environments that foster the kinds of creativity, change, and innovation that will educate diverse populations in American education. The program offers the flexibility for individual students to design a course-taking strategy applicable to individual goals to best leverage the available curriculum for their unique professional pursuits.

This program does not lead to P-12 administrative licensure; if you are seeking to become a P-12 administrator, please visit the MSA program

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Graduate School Tuition Scholarships are available
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M.Ed. in Higher Education program contact:
Please email for additional information: higher-ed@uncc.edu

Dr. Cathy D. Howell
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ed.D. Graduate Program Director
Interim M.Ed. Higher Education Director