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MEd in Educational Leadership

The MEd in Educational Leadership prepares aspiring school leaders to develop the skills, knowledge base, and dispositions they need to become responsive and transformative school leaders. Based on a biblical framework and the ISLLC leadership development standards, the program is designed to provide students with the unique blend of leadership, organization, management, and educational knowledge and skills needed to lead schools.

Candidates who complete this program are eligible for the Michigan K-12 Administrator Certificate.

A typical program is 32 - 33 semester hours

Educ 510 Advanced Educational Foundations
Educ 520 Theories of Instruction
Educ 521 Curriculum Theory and Development
Educ 530 Intro. to Educational Leadership
Educ 531 Professional Development and Supervision
Educ 532 School Business Management
Educ 533 School Law and Ethics
Social Context Workshop/Course
Approved Elective
Educ 591 Educational Research and Evaluation
Educ 593 Graduate Seminar: Educational Leadership

Graduate course descriptions



Dr. Al Boerema, Ph.D. is the advisor for this program. To discuss this program with him you may reach him at 616-526-6036 or email him at