By completing the program, you will be prepared for a leadership role in a school or school system, such as a curriculum supervisor, principal or superintendent.

Clinical Experiences and Internships

Options for gaining practical experience in the School Leadership MEd vary depending on your concentration.

If you choose to pursue the concentration in Principal Leadership, you will gain hands-on skills through clinical experiences that allow you to apply your coursework to professional practice in a school community.

If you pursue the Curriculum Supervision concentration, you will complete an internship, through which you will translate your studies into effective practices in an authentic work setting.

School & Community Partnerships 

As part of its mission to give back to the surrounding community and provide substantive fieldwork experiences for its students, the College of Education has formed partnerships with more than 25 institutions and organizations.

Career Services

The College of Education offers a range of career development services to its students. You can also visit the university Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

You’ll also have access to


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the School Leadership MEd may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Adult Basic & Secondary Education & Literacy Teachers & Instructors


Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School


Education Teachers, Postsecondary


Educational, Guidance, School, & Vocational Counselors


Instructional Coordinators


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).