St. Bonaventure University

MSEd In Educational Leadership

This 30-credit hour degree is designed for elementary and secondary teachers or counselors seeking positions as school building administrators at some time in their careers (additional courses are required for district level certification).

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The future of educational leadership

Transformational change in a school begins with one person. Through St. Bonaventure’s Educational Leadership (EDL) program, that one person is you.    

At St. Bonaventure, we understand that our world needs school and district leaders who are trained in critical reflection and are dedicated to improving opportunities for all students. Our program is more than a certificate or advanced degree – we empower future leaders through critical inquiry, reflection and dynamic leadership strategies.  

We offer three school leadership programs to help you lead your school and inspire your students: 

Instructional delivery that meets your needs

We know the challenges of completing an advanced degree while balancing full time school work and home life. St. Bonaventure’s Educational Leadership Program offers two formats.  

  • Hybrid Format
    Courses are online, with three in-person Saturday sessions during the semester.

  • Fully Online Format
    Courses are fully online, with opportunities to connect with your professor and class members virtually.
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      May 18, 2023 | The School of Education at St. Bonaventure University has received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), an internationally recognized accrediting body that works to ensure excellence in education preparation programs.

      Feb 24, 2023 | Dr. Tyrone Bynoe, associate professor of education and director of educational leadership (advanced school supervisory preparation), has had a proposal accepted to author a chapter in an emerging book titled "Wellness Through Mentoring Within a Continuum of School Leadership Preparation." (In Kutsyuruba, B. & Kochan, F., Eds.. Mentoring for Wellbeing in Schools, Information Age Publishing.)

      Dec 09, 2022 | Dr. Tyrone Bynoe, associate professor of education and director of the educational leadership program, has submitted a book manuscript for publication: "The Essentials of Finance for School Leaders: A Practical Handbook for Problem-solving and Meeting Challenges;" Bynoe, T., Bounds, S. & Martinez, D.G. (Rowman & Littlefield).