Education Leadership and Administration At a Glance


Varies based on program (24 – 42 credits

Start Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer


On-Campus, Online

Credits & Concentrations

  • General (no certification) (30 credits)
  • Principal Certification & Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor (30 credits)
  • Supervisor of Special Education (30 credits)
  • Principal Certification, Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor, and Supervisor of Special Education (39 credits)  


9 credits per semester


6 credits or less per semester

Tuition & Fees

$765/credit (2018-2019)

Average Class Size

10-15 students

Average Work Experience

The average student in the program ranges from early career (0-2 years of experience) to advanced career (10+ years).


While most of our graduate students commute, there are resources available for those interested in living on-campus, or in near-by off-campus housing. For more information, please visit Adult Student Life Housing.

Jobs in Educational Leadership

Our graduates work in the following areas:

  • Principal or assistant principal

  • District/private school/learning center administrator

  • Supervisor of curriculum

  • Director or supervisor of special education

  • Superintendent or assistant superintendent of schools

  • Executive directors/leaders in organizations, corporations, and non-profits


Graduate assistantships


Graduate assistantships are offered on a limited basis. Please contact the program director for availability or Hawk Central at

Support for Veteran Students

SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Service can help you access and understand the benefits available to you and will support you during your educational career at SJU.

Adult Student Life

SJU’s Office of Adult Student Life provides programming, advocacy and support services for graduate students. Find more information here.