Catholic Educational Leadership MA

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership (CEL) prepares graduates for effective leadership roles in Catholic education. With a curriculum rooted in current research and best practices students engage with current political and social realities with a focus on the vision, mission, and values of Catholic education.

Banner image: Catholic school leaders and CEL students Katie Kiss , Mary McKeever, Theresa Flynn-Houghton and Lara De Guzman.

Program Highlights

  • Visionary - Effectively create , support and communicate the vision, mission, and values of Catholic education to the various stakeholders of their schools.
  • Spiritual - Engage self and others in spiritual discernment and the process of reflection and personal faith development.
  • Leadership - Develop and evaluate school wide improvement plans rooted in current research and best practices in Catholic education.
  • Mission - Apply Gospel values to school communities and demonstrate a knowledge of Catholic social teaching and the promotion of justice.
  • Equity Focused - Develop strategies for acting in solidarity with communities locally and globally, especially historically marginalized groups.