The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership is designed for the educational professional who desires to be equipped for the various facets associated with school administration.  This program includes requirements that are applicable to a variety of school settings, however, primary emphasis is upon Christian schools.






Admissions Requirements

The student must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • An application with Piedmont International University
  • Follow all steps of admissions




 Upon completion of the requirements, the graduate will be able to:

  • Communicate a personal philosophy of education that integrates biblically-based truth in school leadership.
  • Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of strategies, issues, and trends that enhance effective school environments.
  • Develop, implement, and assess strategies of organizational structure that reflect best practices while meeting a variety of legal and accreditation requirements.
  • Lead in the design, implementation, and assessment of effective learning environments for a diverse student population.
  • Integrate technologies appropriate for personal productivity, school-wide communication, instructional enhancement, and student development.
  • Critically evaluate and communicate educational topics to faculty and colleagues that reflect current research and contemporary trends.


Summary of Required Hours

Education Studies 12
Professional Studies 18
Applied Electives 6
Total 36