Joseph MacBenn M '15

Major: MAEL
Hometown:Lima, OH

The MAEL Program fit my educational needs and plans for the future, and I knew Mount Union was a quality school with a great reputation.

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

A leader in undergraduate teacher education, Mount Union’s Department of Education now offers a quality Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (MAEL), approved by the Ohio Board of Regents and the Higher Learning Commission ( This two-year approved program is blended in nature, offering an optimal combination of convenience and connection with online coursework during the traditional academic year and an intensive seven-day on-campus session each summer. Also, our 36-hour program includes the option to sit for the Ohio Principal’s License (PK-6, 4-9 and 5-12) and/or the CIPD License (Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development).

Benefits of Mount Union’s MAEL Program:

Career Options with Mount Union’s MAEL degree:

  • Principal
  • Head or division head of an independent school
  • Teacher leader
  • Department head
  • Grade level team leader
  • Leadership position at any non-profit organization
  • Working in a central office or supervisory capacity
  • Curriculum director

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Become a graduate student at the University of Mount Union. Apply online or contact us using the form below.

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