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

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

The mission of Bloomsburg University’s College of Education is to prepare ethical educational professionals who are empowered to assess and facilitate the development of all learners to succeed and lead in our diverse and technologically complex world. We are proudly accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education!

We provide a progressive, challenging curricula coupled with our distinguished experienced faculty who provide vital knowledge and skills to develop competence in the multifaceted roles of advanced educational practices.

The curricula is offered in a blended program format, with many courses offered online while others provide a collaborative face-to-face experience on the campus of Bloomsburg University.

Graduate students of the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership employ leadership behaviors as they engage in responsive, accountable, and autonomous practices designed to meet the needs of dynamic school environments while serving as a resource to their communities.

Educational Leadership Programs (M.Ed.)

Bloomsburg University offers four M.Ed. tracks including:

Candidates acquiring a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership are required to complete 15 credits of core classes: 9 in leadership and 6 in research. Overall Programs range from 30-45 credits depending on the chosen specialization.

Certificate Programs

Educational Leadership certificate programs are available. Visit our Graduate School home page to view certificate programs offered.


Out-of-state Licensure and Certification

Bloomsburg University is approved to offer Education programs that lead to certification in Pennsylvania. While we regularly monitor licensure/certification laws in each state, state requirements are subject to change without notice. If you are interested in certification outside of Pennsylvania, we encourage you to contact the appropriate state licensing agency to seek guidance and verify requirements before beginning a program and during your program of study. Please visit and for more information. If you are planning to teach in New Jersey, please note that you may be required to complete the edTPA, a performance based assessment. It is strongly recommended that you contact the school district(s) of interest and the New Jersey Department of Education for more information specific to New Jersey.