Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Education
Office of Admission
Durst Welcome Center
(440) 826-8012
(440) 826-2778 (fax)

Dr. Joseph Hruby
Director of K-12 Master's Programs

Below are the course sequences for the Principal license:

On-Campus sequence

Online sequence

Qualifications for the
Principal's License in Ohio

  • Successful completion of a Principal's Licensure program

  • Passage of State Approved Assessment for School Leadership

  • Attainment of a master's degree

  • Must have a minimum of two years teaching experience

MAEd in School Leadership

Are you passionate about your role as an educator, and believe you make a difference in your school and community? Would you like to enhance your skills and credentials to contribute in even greater ways?

BW Success Stories.   We have tracked more than 50 BW School Leadership alumni who are serving in K-12 leadership positions throughout Northeast Ohio. 


The MAEd in School Leadership is designed for teachers who are seeking the principal's license, and is equally relevant for teachers who aspire to work within a school system on curriculum design, development and reform.  Program curriculum is based upon principal standards established by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE),  Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC), and Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).

Program Features

42 semester hours leads to the MAEd in School Leadership and a building principal license that aligns with the candidate's licensed teaching grade levels

Enroll part-time while you continue to teach and complete the Master's program in just two years. Classes are scheduled in the early evening during the school year, during the day in the summer, and online.  

Complete an internship in your school district, as you continue in your teaching role.  

Explore leadership theories and practices that promote the success of all students in today‚Äôs diverse school environments. 

Learn the essential elements to develop a school vision, establish a culture of high standards of leaning, and implement and evaluate continuous improvement plans.

Apply best practices through effective instructional programs and comprehensive professional development plans at the building and district levels. 

Examine curriculum design, development and reform as influenced and impacted by federal and state standards. 

Understand the components of a professional code of ethics as they pertain to the legal rights and responsibilities of students, parents, faculty, staff, administration and community members.

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