This unique and successful educational program, offered by LMU’s Department of Educational Leadership and Administration (EDLA), provides professional development that is specific to the Catholic school administration context. The two-and-a half year, 31-unit program Master’s Degree in Catholic School Administration is designed to address four major themes in Catholic school administration; mission-focused leadership; faith and spiritual leadership; operational management; and instructional leadership. The integration of faith and professional practice is made relevant through practical experiences that prepare candidates to grow as Catholic school leaders through project based learning strategies. Candidates learn that assessment, accountability, and transparency can serve well the mission, vision, and learning outcomes of every Catholic school.
Program Admissions Requirements
Applicants must have successfully completed the 10 semester hours of the Certificate in Catholic School Administration as a pre-requisite for admission to the Master’s degree in Catholic School Administration. The 10 semester hours of the Catholic School Leadership Certificate program will be applied toward the 31 semester hours required for completion of the Master’s degree in Catholic School Administration.