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Masters for Teachers Virtual Information Sessions!

Wednesday January 18 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom

You are invited to join faculty from the UNM College of Education & Human Sciences to learn about the various Master's programs we offer to advance your license to level 3!

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Educational Leadership Graduate Certificates

The Educational Leadership, EdS Certificate is fully online!

Application Deadline

Spring Semester: October 1
Fall Semester: March 1

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or a complementary field. The overall mission and purpose of our work is to prepare and support future educational leaders who support the students, teachers, schools, districts, families and institutional of higher learning in New Mexico. We carry out this mission with particular attention to infusing all the Core Values of the College into our program: advocacy, building professional identities, collaboration and relationships, dignity, diversity and social justice, scholarship and research, and teaching and learning all in the rich context of New Mexico.

Application Process

In addition to University requirements for graduation, students must successfully complete a leadership project and exit assessment.

Admission Procedures for International Students:

All international applicants must complete two steps in order to be admitted to the Educational Leadership Program.

Educational Leadership Listserv

To sign up for the Ed Leadership Listserv, send an email message to:

  1. listserv@list.unm.edu
  2. Leave the subject field blank
  3. In the body of the message type the following information only:
    Subscribe EDLEADGROUP-L Firstname Lastname (your first and last name)
  4. Hit send

Graduation Processes


Leading New Mexico in Educator Preparation and Research

The overall mission and purpose of our work within the Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Department is to prepare and support teachers, teacher educators and teacher leaders who support the children and families of New Mexico. Read more about our Mission and Core Values.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Our program has determined it meets professional licensure requirements in the state of New Mexico. It has not determined it meets professional licensure requirements in any other state.