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Education Leadership

Degrees Offered

The master’s degree in education offers a variety of concentrations and emphases. The master of arts option in education leadership prepares individuals for licensure in administration or to serve in leadership roles in higher education.


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:
Office phone: 505-891-6901


  • 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.


Rolling admissions

Admit for fall, spring and summer terms

Important Dates

  • 20


    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - University Closed

  • 21


    Last Day to Register for Spring Classes

  • 23


    Spring Classes - Last Day to Drop with No Grade


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


We immerse our students in authentic academic and professional settings, providing them with opportunities to bridge theory and practice and to engage in critical reflection that informs action.