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Education Leadership, Management and Policy

Best Program BadgeSeton Hall University's Online M. A. / Ed.S. advanced degree programs in Education Leadership, Management and Policy (ELMP) is a nationally recognized, CAEP accredited, two-year graduate program geared toward working professionals interested in becoming educational administrators such as principals, department supervisors, and district administrators. 

Two one-day residencies are required (Orientation and Mid-Residency). This makes it easy for elementary, middle and high school teachers to join the program and earn a Master or Education Specialist degree in education leadership. Classes are taught by Seton Hall University faculty and experienced education practitioners who bring years of knowledge and expertise in educational administration.  

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

The Program

 The online M. A. or Ed. S. degree in ELMP consists of 13 courses and incorporates two on-campus weekend residency visits, which afford you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with professors and your peers in the program. Note: those who already hold an M.A. are eligible for the Ed. S. degree. Orientation provides an opportunity for students to visit the 160+ year old campus located in a New Jersey suburban setting outside of New York City. 

Utilizing state-of-the-art learning technologies in a highly interactive educational environment, our programs are built on current research, best practices within a comprehensive, rigorous curricula. All students graduate with the knowledge and skills to lead K-12 environments in a consistently changing global environment. 

A Call to Education

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


The faculty in the College of Education and Human Services 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.

Jan Furman
Jan Arlene Furman
Director Executive Ed.D. program
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Daniel Gutmore
Daniel Gutmore
Faculty Associate
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Christopher Tienken
Christopher Tienken
Associate Professor
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Take the Next Step

The College of Education and Human Services is dedicated to ensuring that its professional preparation programs are based on essential knowledge, evolving technology, research findings, and reflective practice. Each program is committed to developing collaborative relationships and cooperative efforts with schools, agencies, and institutions so that its efforts remain linked to the world of practice and research, and meet the needs of communities. The College is nationally accredited by three professional associations: APA, COAMFTE, and CAEP.

Contact Us

James A. Corino, Ed.D.
Program Director
Al Galloway, Ph.D.
Assistant Program Director
(973) 275-2417

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