Educational Leadership Programs
The University of South Alabama offers four graduate levels of leadership training through the College of Education.
1. Master's of Educational Leadership for K-12 Administrators
2. Master's of Educational Leadership for Higher Education Administration (Online)
3. School Leadership Certificate Programs for K-12 Administrators
4. Instructional Specialist's Degree (Ed.S.) for K-12 Administrators
5. Doctorate in Educational Leadership
○ K-12 Leadership
○ Higher Education Leadership
All applications for Class A Instructional Leadership Certification (M.Ed.), Class A Instructional Leadership Certification (without an additional Master’s Degree), and Class AA instructional Leadership Certification (Ed.S.) must be reviewed by the Alabama State Department of Education prior to students being officially accepted into these programs.
Applications and all supporting documentation must be received by the following dates: Ed.D. and Ed.S. summer admission--March 15; All other Educational Leadership Programs summer admission-April 1; fall admission-July1; spring admission-November 1. Applications that are incomplete or lacking any documentation by these deadlines cannot be considered for admission to any of the Educational Leadership programs. Please note, admission may be delayed if supporting documents such as the portfolio, transcripts, GRE/MAT scores etc., are sent anywhere on campus other than admissions.
*HOLD THE DATE: All K-12 Educational Leadership applicants must complete an interview on campus conducted by an Admission Panel. The Admission Panel will consist of 3 members including 1 practicing K-12 Administrator and 2 Leadership Professors. Interviews will be scheduled via email 1-3 weeks after the deadline for admission materials.
Susan P. Santoli, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Leadership and Teacher Education
Ph: (251) 380-2836