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Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Lead your educational community 

You want to step to the forefront and make an impact on your educational community. Our master of education in educational leadership program is the path to follow. We will help you understand how a school operates and what it takes to make important administrative decisions. Our program will provide you with the tools to foster an effective, welcoming and professional learning environment for the benefit of students, teachers and staff.

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership

with Eligibility for Principal Endorsement

This program was designed to help you become an innovative, impactful leader for PK-12 schools while meeting Illinois principal endorsement requirements. Thanks to the generosity of the Kern Family Foundation, this program also benefits from an internship fellowship program, targeted scholarships, and an enhanced curriculum that prepares you to foster a school culture of character that develops social and emotional skills.


The master of education in educational leadership program features a curriculum infused with research-based character education instruction. You’ll learn what it takes to promote a culture of character in your school while also mastering strong management and operational skills.

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The Kern Family Foundation is enabling North Central to provide scholarships to students who are underrepresented in administrative ranks or who currently serve underserved communities.  Look for details and application requirements to be announced in early 2019.

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Character Initiatives

The Character Initiatives were designed in partnership with the Kern Family Foundation to produce the most well equipped, principled, responsible educational leaders. 

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