The leading role of your life.

Schools today need 21st-century leaders who are knowledgeable, reflective, and have the ability to work with a diverse array of constituents. They need administrative leaders who can promote the success of their students and ensure a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.

This program draws on the strength of Cal Lutheran’s mission to develop leaders for a global society in the roles of assistant principal, principal, director, assistant superintendent, and superintendent, as well as positions in fields including teacher leadership, higher education, and nonprofit administration.

Cal Lutheran offers the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership through an accelerated format incorporating on-campus and online course work in four 11-week terms. Program entry begins during the summer, with graduation in 12 months, just in time for the "hiring season."

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Accelerated Format

As a working professional, you need flexibility to meet your higher education goals.

Our educational leadership program features an accelerated format: four 11-week terms with the potential to graduate in a rapid 12 months.

Best of all, you’ll find that tuition is surprisingly affordable compared to other institutions.


At completion of my 12-month M.A. in Educational Leadership, the benefits came instantaneously. I was given more responsibility, a pay raise and training to inspire my students to change the world.

Jennifer Perez

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I've always known that leadership was something I wanted to be a part of, and Cal Lutheran gave me the confidence to go out there and do it.

Jennifer Perez

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