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Master's in Educational Leadership

The Educational Leadership Program is committed to excellence in preparing educational leaders who:

  • Understand the role of a school leader from theoretical, research, and pedagogical bases
  • Place the needs of students as a first priority in the complex, fluid school setting
  • Are skilled in collaborative and focused interactions with other professionals
  • Are skilled in systematic inquiry
  • Use deliberate reflection in decision-making and problem-solving

Immaculata's Educational Leadership Program will empower you to contribute to your school's effectiveness in its ethical practices and conduct by enabling you to collaborate with other professionals and parents, to use community resources, and to work as an advocate to improve opportunities for student learning.

The Administration Track will enable you to:

  • Understand the importance of a clear, detailed vision and an explicitly stated philosophy in shaping a coherent curriculum and in fostering an effective school
  • Demonstrate instructional leadership, which provides purpose and direction for student achievement
  • Demonstrate organizational skills to implement school plans of action efficiently and effectively
  • Make systematic use of information to access the needs and accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff

The Instructional Track and the ESL Track will enable you to:

  • Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structure of the specific discipline to be taught
  • Understand how students learn and develop learning opportunities to support their development through good instructional planning, effective learning environments, a variety of teaching strategies, and appropriate assessment tools
  • Create opportunities that foster the achievement of diverse learners in an inclusive classroom by encouraging positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation


Learn more about master's degree admission requirements.


Academic Advisors

Dr. Peggy Schooling (last names A-C)
ext. 3658
Dr. Kathy Nolan (D-G and Q-Z)
ext. 3283
ext. 3313
ext. 3688
Dr. Tom Compitello (M.A. degree ESL track, C&I Supervisor)
ext. 3298
Dr. David Brennan (Student Teaching)
ext. 3164
Mr. Jim Osborne (ACT 48/Certification Officer)
ext. 3286


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1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345 p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
Immaculata University | Copyright ©2014 All Rights Reserved | Federal Compliance Links | Clery