Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership

Getting Connected

The Department of Educational Leadership aims to prepare reflective, caring, and highly skilled educational practitioners to lead urban schools in their chosen professions, to expand educational theory and practice in urban settings through research, and to work in partnership with constituents to effect change in educational practice in urban schools. Throughout the program, leadership candidates are required to demonstrate competency in their patience and perspective, to exercise judgment and wisdom, to develop their technical, analytical and communication skills, and to exhibit sensitivity to other cultures.

The Educational Leadership program is a predominantly online program offering courses in online and blended formats during each term including summer sessions. Blended course will periodically meet in-class throughout the term, while most interaction will be conducted online.

Candidates have two options in Educational Leadership:

Please click here for the Educational Leadership Student Handbook.

May 3
Educational Leadership Virtual Information Session
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Online
NJCU’s educational leadership programs prepare reflective, caring, and highly skilled educational practitioners to lead urban and other schools. We prepare tomorrow’s educational leaders with the necessary knowledge, skills, and disposition to lead changing schools. During this virtual information session, the department will discuss our programs and courses in detail, as well as answer all your questions. 


Faculty and Office Hours

Professional Studies Building, Suite 329
(201) 200-2400

Susan Phifer, Chair
(201) 200-3401

Michele Rhodes, Administrative Assistant

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