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GW’s Educational Leadership and Administration program has garnered national recognition from the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and is nationally accredited and recognized as a program of distinction by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Three programs of study are available and they have been designed to meet the required credits, courses, and field experiences that are part of the administrative licensure process in the District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Virginia, and many other states.
The Master of Arts in Education and Human Development degree in the field of Educational Leadership and Administration is designed for the working professional in the K-12 arena interested in various school-based and central office leadership and supervisory positions, and increased responsibility in teaching. Graduates are prepared for advanced levels of professional responsibility in diverse school communities.
The Post-Master’s certificate is designed for individuals who have teaching credentials, hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution and are seeking licensure in administration to become qualified for positions of assistant principal, principal, or central office supervisors. This certificate program was designed to provide those holding master’s degrees a second option towards administrative licensure.
The Education Specialist degree program is a post-masters program that provides personnel at the elementary and secondary levels with added expertise in the field of administration. Graduates are prepared for positions of assistant principal, principal and instructional superivision.
Program faculty members are scholars, authors, former superintendents, principals, career educators and state educational officers who bring expertise to the classroom. As leaders and experts in the field they make the challenges faced by the 21st century educational leader come alive.