Eastern University's M.Ed. in Educational Leadership prepares leaders who serve in a variety of school settings. Students learn to become transformational leaders and change agents in their schools and districts through the application of relevant theory to real-world instructional decisions. Students graduate with competency in research-based instructional and leadership practices and the use of critical thinking and ethical problem solving in the role of educational leadership.

Program Details


The MEd in Educational Leadership program at Eastern University can be taken with the following Concentrations:

PA Certification Requirements

Applicants must fulfill specific requirements before being recommended for a PA certification in their concentration area. View the individual concentration pages for more information. Successful completion of 360 hours of internship under the supervision of a mentor certified in your desired certification area.

Ranked Among Most Affordable Education Leadership Master Degrees

Educational Leadership DegreeEastern University's MEd in Educational Leadership has been ranked among the most affordable Education Leadership Master Degrees in the Middle Atlantic Region by Educational Leadership Degree.

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State Authorizations

Please check the State Authorizations page to determine if Eastern University’s program fulfills your state credentialing requirements. Students who seek similar credentialing in states other than Pennsylvania are advised to contact the appropriate credentialing agency within their home state to seek information and additional guidance about credentialing in your state of residence. Additional state or local district requirements may exist for field placements in this state. Out-of-state student placements cannot be guaranteed by the program or the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Students are responsible for following all state and local district requirements and regulations for their field placement.