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Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

Prospective Students

This program is designed for educators, public officials, and non-profit administrators who are interested in expanding their leadership in service to Pre-K-to-12 students.

Career and Personal Benefits

The curriculum includes study of ethics in leadership, legal concerns, community engagement, change management, technology, district complexities, talent management, educational policy and politics, and budgeting and finance.

Master of Education: Accelerated School Leadership

Prospective Students

This program is designed to prepare educators for a variety of leadership positions in pre-K through grade-12 public, charter, private secular, and religious schools.

Career and Personal Benefits

Through classroom instruction, individual study, collaborative projects, and the application of research-based principles in field settings, students learn about the instructional, ethical, organizational, and administrative aspects of school leadership.

Master of Education: Urban Educational Leadership

Prospective Students

The M.Ed. in Urban Educational Leadership program is designed for educators who are interested in becoming leaders of urban schools.

Career and Personal Benefits

Students learn the unique and complex academic and administrative skills and knowledge required to lead an urban school. The program is offered through a unique partnership between SMU’s Simmons School of Education & Human Development and select districts.