Master of Arts
in School Leadership

Schools are more complex, diverse, and technologically advanced than ever. It falls on educational leaders to meet the new challenges to communicate, collaborate, and build community in the 21st century. Building community through academics is a Benedictine College specialty.

The Master of Arts in School Leadership Program (MASL) is offered at our campus in Roeland Park to better serve future school leaders and teachers in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Our framework, “Educational Leaders as Builders of Community,” is incorporated in our graduate courses. Our students work and learn as a group, rather than as individuals, and by graduation have developed a powerful personal network that will assist them throughout their careers.

Benedictine MASL graduates have higher rates of employment and career success, and numerous graduates are education administrators in greater Kansas City metro and surrounding areas.

Our graduates are prepared to become ethical leaders who build their schools into caring and creative learning communities.

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in School Leadership (MASL) is designed for teachers who wish to develop their skills and become licensed building principals in P-12 schools. This program leads to initial licensure as a P-12 building administrator in Kansas and Missouri.

This longstanding program has produced seven superintendents and more than 50 building administrators currently working in Northeast Kansas and Northwestern Missouri.

Requirements & Admission

Quick Program Facts

Two-year program with flexible scheduling for working teachers

Licensure in Kansas and Missouri

Challenging courses taught by excellent professors with P-12 experience

61% of administrators in the Archdiocese of KCK are program graduates

Cohort structure for professional networking

Cohorts collectively decide on class times

Nationally and State Accredited

Competitive pricing, one of the lowest in the Kansas City area

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