Educational Leadership and Administration Program at George Mason University (Mason)

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Educational Leadership and Administration Program

The educational leadership and administration program at George Mason University prepares students for careers as educational leaders, administrators, and policy makers. The program focuses on the general principles and techniques of administering a wide variety of schools and other education organizations and facilities, supervising educational personnel at the school or staff level, and that may prepare individuals as general administrators and supervisors. Program courses include a practical component, training in observation and research techniques, evaluation, and creative problem solving. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer educational leadership and administration program.

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Students Enrolled in the Educational Leadership and Administration Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Mason offers a master's degree program in educational leadership and administration.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male27
Female78

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian4
Black7
Hispanic6
White78
Multiple Races2
Unknown8

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Educational Leadership and Administration program at George Mason University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, education administrators, preschool and childcare center/program employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 810
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.91
    • Average Annual Salary: $60130

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, education administrators, elementary and secondary school employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 4
    • Average Annual Salary: $103930

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, education administrators, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 3
    • Average Hourly Rate: $51.40
    • Average Annual Salary: $106910

Distance Learning Coordinators

Description

Coordinate day-to-day operations of distance learning programs and schedule courses.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Educational Leadership and Administration Programs in Virginia

Educational Leadership and Administration programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Marymount University

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M)

Argosy University - Washington D.C.

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M,D)
  • Higher Education Administration (M,D)

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (B,M,D)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (B,M,D)
  • Higher Education Administration (B,M,D)

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 45 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M,D)

Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M,D)

College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M)
  • Educational Administration (M)

Hampton University

Hampton, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M,D)
  • Educational Administration (M,D)

Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (M)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093