The Seattle University EDAD program brings a unique theory of action toward preparing educational leaders for districts, schools and not-for-profits. Our graduates serve as thought leaders for organizations across the region that fight for educational justice, institutionalize cultures of learning and innovate in the service of educating each and every child.
Toward that end, our exceptional faculty bring a wide range of academic and applied experiences to the program. They are former and practicing building and district leaders nationally recognized for their work in guiding, improving and turning around schools and educational organizations.
Future K-12 administrators and organizational leaders who are passionate about the importance and impact of education in our communities, and who see themselves as transformative in leading schools and organizations that make a difference in the lives of each student they serve.
Tuition for EDAD programs is highly competitive with our peers programs in the region. At $650/credit, while cost varies by program, our post-masters certifications require 37 credit hours to complete with a base tuition of $24,050 (not including books and fees). Learn more here.
Students pursuing a M.Ed will complete 46 credits.
Typically, students enter EDAD programs with at least three years of professional experience. Applicants for the post-masters Principal's certification must hold or have held a regular teaching, ESA or CTE certificate, and must have three years of successful school-based instructional experience in an educational setting
EDAD Program Director& Internship Supervisor, Proseminar
Instructional Leadership + Data Use
Designing Effective Teams
Community Based Leadership
Finance, Law & Policy
EOLL Program Director