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Prospective Students

Thinking about becoming an Educational Leader at Texas State? Want to add a certification to your degree? Want to experience one of the best educational leadership programs in the country? Then click the links below to find out more about the Educational Leadership program here at Texas State.

The Educational Leadership program offers two degree tracks:

Master of Arts (M.A.) In Educational Leadership - Instructional Leadership

Master of Education (M.Ed) with Principal Certification

As well as two non/post-degree certifications and a PhD program.

Superintendent Certification

          Post-Master's Principal Certification

We also encourage you to check out our Media and Resources page to get a first-hand glimpse of what makes the Texas State program an incredible location for a first rate education.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Texas State's Educational Leadership Program

  • A diverse and talented faculty will lead you through your course of study and provide mentoring opportunities while generating top level learning opportunities and practical experiences.

  • Connecting with other students helps provide a strong learning core and these cohort models have proven to support the long-term goals of scholars, leaders and practitioners.

  • Texas State is truly the rising star of Texas with ongoing improvements in facilities, approval as an Hispanic Serving Institution, and being tracked toward Tier One Research Institution status.

  • The department has a strong commitment to focus on equity in our school systems and reinforces this with dynamic research, a diverse faculty and staff, and an aligned curriculum that reflects thoughtful practice with an obligation toward social justice.

  • The department offers a great deal of freedom and flexibility in how you pursue your learning and career goals.

For more information contact us at:

ASB-S 317 - 601 University Drive - San Marcos, TX 78666-4616 
Phone: 512.245.9909 - Fax: 512.245.8872

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