Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration in PK-12 +Licensure

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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The master's program is designed to assist you in preparation for a career in public school leadership; administration of federal or private sector agencies having educational interests; and educational research. Graduate work beyond the master's degree may be necessary depending on your field of interest.

College: Education
Delivery Format: Hybrid; online coursework and on-campus meetings during internship. Contact department for further information.
Program Credits:  33 credits
Program Length: 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $399.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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Occupations Salary Range
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $58,970 - $121,320
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $36,680 - $77,820
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $31,890 - $63,710
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $36,250 - $62,860
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $21,580 - $60,210

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
HLC website
HLC phone: 800-621-7440

The College of Education’s programs have specialized accreditations from eight different accrediting agencies.

Contact Information
Name:Dr. Betsy Cahill
Title:Assoc. Professor
Phone: 575 642-6148
Email:bcahill@nmsu.edu