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Education Leadership

Degrees Offered

The master’s degree in education offers several concentrations and emphases.

The M.A. in education leadership prepares you for a good future in education. You will be ready for a license in administration, or to serve as a leader.


Education Leadership

Education Leadership Graduate Requirements

Graduate course catalog: Education Leadership

Graduate students are assigned to a faculty adviser within their area of study. The faculty adviser will help the student complete a program of study to satisfy the specific course requirements within their area, outlined in the graduate catalog. The courses listed must satisfy the course requirements prescribed in the catalog of record. The academic adviser will provide guidance in completing your program of study.


Graduate Coordinator:

Robert Karaba: rkaraba@nmhu.edu
Office phone: 505-891-6901

Department of Educational Leadership

Graduate Admission Requirements:


  • Educational Leadership
  • Statement of Educational Goals specifically describing what motivates you to apply to this graduate program/certificate? How do you hope this will contribute to your future career and professional goals?
  • 2 Professional Dispositions
  • Transcripts from all previously attended regionally accredited institutions (3.0 GPA or higher)

Will consider those who do not meet the GPA requirement.

Certificate requirements same requirements as MA


Rolling admissions

Admit for fall, spring and summer terms

Important Dates

  • 19


    Club Expo

  • 28


    Music on the Greens Concert

  • 15


    NMHU Fall 2021 Career Fair


Graduates of the NMHU Education Leadership program can be found in the following occupations:

  • Elementary, Middle School, and High School Principal
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Postsecondary Education Administrator
  • Librarian
  • Instructional Coordinator

Faculty & Staff

Education Leadership

Faculty & Staff


Our mission is to develop reflective educational leaders who perceive the social, political and cultural context within which education is embedded, and who foster more socially just, democratic forms of education while navigating in the current educational environment.

Courses in the Educational Leadership Department use the pedagogical principles that reflect the value, relevance and interconnectedness of theory and practice, and project- based assignments that are connected to current practice.