We are at a critical intersection—where education is a matter of social justice.
It's the Age of the Learner -- emphasizing the dignity of the individual and respect for different ways of
processing, integrating, and synthesizing
This paradigm shift requires a new approach to
teaching, learning, and leadership.
The Master of Science in Educational Leadership/High Performance
Learning (MSELHPL) is for those who want to make a truly
meaningful difference in their own education context -- and who believe that
everyone deserves an education that plays to strengths and
maximizes potential and talent.
Carlow's M.S. in EL/HPL is 100% online and available worldwide -- if you have a computer, you can earn your master's.
What Makes the M.S. in EL/HPL Special?
If there was ever a time to be on the cutting edge of educational
leadership, this is it. This graduate program examines the
intersection of social justice and
education and is designed to address the current
inequities in our schools, as well as be a catalyst for systemic
change in education.
This program addresses current issues in
education -- and provides opportunities to design new models
for both teaching and learning that will help shape the schools of
today and tomorrow as well as policies that impact K-12 and higher
Is the M.S. in EL/HPL for You?
This graduate program can put you into a leadership role in
schools, corporations, and community organizations. It can
also position you as a lobbyist, advocate, and policy
Careers That Would Benefit From the M.S. in
- school principal
- instructional coordinator
- manager of corporate learning
- policy maker or lobbyist with a specific interest in
- curriculum designer
- assessment coordinator
- educational advocate
- leader of community-based education programs
- educational entrepreneur
A Graduate Degree With a Delivery Model Tailored For
The M.S. in EL/HPL is offered online and is customized for you -- the
learner -- using the latest in digital course pedagogy. The
program is cohort-based and team-taught. In addition, synchronous classroom sessions are recorded and archived so that you can watch
them with your cohort or later, at your convenience.
Carlow University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267.284.5000.
If you'd like to learn more about our Educational Leadership program, let us know!
Candidates for this program must provide evidence of a
bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 and/or relevant experience.
Candidates seeking PA Principal Certification are required to
hold an Instructional I or II teaching certificate at the time of
Patricia L. McMahon, PhD, Program Director
Marilyn Llewellyn, PhD
Beverly Barkon, PhD
Robert Reed, PsyD
For the full list of instructors, including adjunct faculty, please click here.
Two teachers innovate through graduate studies in education.
We asked a group of students to share some of what they learned after taking pilot courses for our High Performance Learning program.