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College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
Online MA in Education, Leadership, Management and Policy
Online Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E.)

Education Leadership, Management and Policy

Badge for US News and World Report- Best Online Programs- Grad EducationThe online M.A.E. in K-12 Education Leadership, Management and Policy is a nationally recognized, CAEP-accredited program for aspiring school and district leaders. Designed for working professionals, the convenient, five-semester online program enables graduates to earn dual supervisor and principal certification. It provides pathways to impactful administrative roles as principals, department supervisors, and district administrators. 

Hallmarks of the program include: 

  • Quality and convenient online instruction that promotes meaningful learning experiences to enact and lead equitable and just educational improvement;
  • A student-centered and cohort-based model that includes individualized learning opportunities and one-to-one advisement as well as a dynamic community of learners; and
  • Accomplished and dedicated instructors with a combination of rich research and practical experiences.

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Attend a virtual information session, where you'll receive an overview of the program, meet our faculty and have the opportunity to ask questions. Attendees receive an application fee waiver just for attending!

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College Facts

  • 33 Credits
  • 2 Dual Credential Eligibility
  • 5 Semesters
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A Call to Education

Seton Hall's Education Leadership graduate programs offer educators a chance to to serve students on a higher level.

Admission Requirements

  • Earned bachelor’s degree
  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Current professional vitae/resume
  • Personal statement
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional references familiar with your character, interests, and academic ability. For recommenders, consider individuals such as supervisors, colleagues, and faculty members.
  • Admissions interview

Application Deadlines

The program accepts applications throughout the year on a rolling admissions basis.


The faculty in the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media are expert researchers and practitioners in teacher and leader preparation as well as professional psychology and family therapy. Many are actively engaged with schools and community agencies, modeling best practices to their students in the university classroom and in the field. Collaboration within departments and across is encouraged with the recognition that supporting and improving the lives of children, families and communities is a complex process.

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Randall Clemens
Associate Professor and Department Chairperson
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David B Reid
Associate Professor, K-12 Program Director
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Christopher Tienken
Associate Professor
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Jennifer Timmer
Assistant Professor
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The College of Human Development, Culture, and Media embodies the University’s commitment to pedagogical innovation, intellectual ferment and community engagement. Uniting scholars and students from four dynamic academic departments, the College provides cutting-edge, transdisciplinary inquiry into the stickiest problems of our time.

Our collaborative ethos is the hallmark of a Seton Hall education: an interdisciplinary approach to learning that grounds students firmly in their chosen discipline while expanding their perspectives through collaboration — setting them apart in their ability to lead in a variety of fields and solve pressing problems in society.

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