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Educational Leadership

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Educational Leadership

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Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Educational Leadership

Texas School Leader Certification - Principal and Superintendent

The West Texas A&M University Educational Leadership Program prepares confident, skilled, and reflective leaders of education to pursue excellence and make powerful and lasting impacts in their communities. This program's degree and certification options include the Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree, Texas principal certification, and Texas superintendent certification.

By enrolling the Educational Leadership program, you can expect the following:

High Quality Curriculum

Meaningful and relevant online course work and practical field experiences aligned to national and state standards provide a balanced blend of theory, research, and practice to enhance the educational leadership development of all program candidates.

Value – Added Instruction

This program’s professors are certified and experienced Texas public school leaders, bringing instruction to candidates that is grounded in theory and research and informed by years of practice in mid-management and executive leadership positions.

Flexibility for Candidates

Degree and certificate programs may be completed 100% online and selected courses are offered on seven-week, half semester bases.


The Educational Leadership program admission requirements are described in the current Graduate Catalog.

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Upcoming Important Dates

8/29 - First class day

9/9 - Practice TExES Registration Deadline

9/16 - Practice TExES

10/1 - Graduation Application Deadline


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The links in the table below were designed to orient you to the various aspects of the Educational Leadership program at West Texas A&M University:

About the program Philosophy, Vision, Mission, and Goals Program Advisers and Faculty
Program information Program Overview Degrees and Certifications
Starting the program Admission to the program Enrolling in classes
Finishing the program Completing the program Obtaining professional certification