This master's degree prepares you as a leader in educational organizations, including K-12 schools, higher education, governmental agencies and professional associations. This comprehensive program supports active instruction by merging cutting-edge theory with best practices.
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You can choose from four core concentrations:
After graduating from this program, you will be prepared for positions of prominence as a K-12 building level principal or other administrator, superintendent, higher education administrator, or executive director of nonprofit organizations.
Please contact Dr. Dennis McCrumb, the EDLD master's degree program coordinator, at if you have any questions.
WMU’s K-12 educational leadership master’s degree program meets the Michigan K-12 Administrator Certification requirements, NCATE accreditation standards and the guidelines of the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC), and is a Michigan State Board of Education Approved Principal Preparation Program. The HESA concentration meets CAS standards for higher education.