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YOU CAN GET YOUR Pricipleship M.Ed. ✓ Approved by the Michigan Department of Education
✓ Field-based projects with a university presence
✓ Hybrid program, completed within 24 months

Master of Education - Principalship Degree (M.Ed.)

Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Tanika Williams Graduate Admissions CoordinatorMy name is Tanika Williams, MBA, MS, and I am here to help you navigate your path to earning your graduate degree. If you have any questions regarding application requirements use one of the links below or feel free to text me at (989) 461-2050.

Principalship Program Coordinators

Clark, LaCreta

LaCreta Clark Ph.D., M.S.
(989) 964-4930

A Transformative Experience

Major emphasis throughout this curriculum is on field experience, cutting-edge technology, leadership and global thinking. Centered on current research and best practices, this program links theory and practice and provides opportunities to develop these skills through problem-based learning, reflective practice, real-world case studies, field experiences and projects that enable the integration of knowledge and experience in real-world settings. The utilization of technology, data analysis and data-informed decision making skills are embedded throughout the curriculum.


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Become a Principal

The Master of Education - Principalship degree (M.Ed.) is designed for educators who are aspiring to become K-12 building principals. This program is aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards and focuses on improving student achievement through organizational and instructional leadership.

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Designed for Working Students

Offered part-time or full-time, our hybrid Principalship degree (M.Ed.) is made for the working student—with flexible class times and the perfect combination of in-person and remote instruction.

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Cost-effective and Competitive

More affordable than comparable programs with a variety of loans and scholarships available, SVSU’s Master of Principalship degree (M.Ed.) is a convenient and cost-effective way to advance your career.

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Accessible Admissions

Engaging and hands-on, SVSU’s accredited The Master of Education Principalship program, accepts a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A detailed list of requirements makes applying straightforward and simple.

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Fully Accredited Program

The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Saginaw Valley State University is approved as a teacher preparation institution by action of the Michigan State Board of Education.

Industry Outlook

SVSU's M.Ed. in principlship offers working adults a flexible solution for earning their degree from a highly ranked and nationally recognized program.

Average Job Growth*


Average Salary Range*

$98K/ year

Average Job Placement Rate for SVSU Graduates


*Stats are approximations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor




Graduate Admissions
Wickes Hall 230
(989) 964-6096

LaCreta Clark
(989) 964-4930
(989) 964-4930

Tanika Williams
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(989) 461-2050