Our degree prepares you for administrative roles in K-12, college/university, and other organizational settings. We focus on curriculum leadership and development. You will also work with educational technology and media.

Does not lead to a Class A certificate in Instructional Leadership

Master's student cohorts are admitting annually in the summer semester. Applicants should submit completed application packets before March 1 for summer admission. Applications past the deadline will be considered if space allows or in consultation with program faculty. 

Degree Overview


Our program allows you to establish a strong foundation in both Educational Leadership and Educational Technology coursework.  Most students distribute their coursework as follows:

Required Specialty Courses - 18 hrs

  • Multiprofessional Leadership

  • Curriculum & Instructional Leadership

  • Curriculum theory & Practice

  • Instructional Design & Development

  • Instructional & Informational Technologies

  • Integration of Technology into the Curriculum

Foundation Courses - 3 hrs

Work with your advisor to select the best foundations or educational psychology course.

Technology / Media Courses - 9 hrs

Work with your advisor to select the best 9 hours to take.  At least one course in this area should be from another department.

Research Courses - 3 hrs

Work with your advisor to select the best research methods course to take.

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Ellen Hahn, Program Coordinator

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Visit Auburn’s Graduate School homepage for checklists, resources, valuable graduate student information and to begin your application. Please contact department faculty listed above with program-specific questions.

Last updated: 04/18/2024