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  • Center for Education

    • Graduate Division
    • Hyatt Hall
    • tel: 610-499-4294
    • fax: 610-499-4623
  • Zora M. Wolfe, EdD

K–12 Educational Leadership (MEd)

Degree Programs

  • K–12 Educational Leadership/Principalship

    Students earn a degree in educational leadership and a principal certification if desired. Earning the principal certification allows one to be hired for numerous leadership positions in a school because of the administrative nature of this certification beyond the principalship.

  • K–12 Supervision

Why Widener?

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Degree at Your Pace

The flexible, part-time program is ideal for working professionals. The curriculum includes a mix of online and on-campus coursework that can be completed at a pace that fits your lifestyle.

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Personalized Learning

At Widener, students have the advantage of a customized approach to earning their degree. The programs allow students to tailor graduate coursework to their desired career goals. 

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Expert Faculty

Faculty in the Center for Education are incredibly knowledgeable and have many years of experience in the field. Widener inspires academic excellence and teaches students to access accurate and up-to-date information in the field of education.



Widener's K–12 Educational Leadership graduate program is designed to fit the busy schedules of working professionals. Students have the advantage of a customized approach to earning their degree by tailoring graduate coursework to their desired career goals.

Potential Careers

  • Superintendent
  • Assistant superintendent
  • Central office supervisor/Director of curriculum
  • Principal
  • Teacher leader/Coach
  • Intermediate unit administrator/Director/Supervisor

Recent Employers

  • School districts
  • Charter schools
  • Private schools
  • State and federal education agencies
  • Universities and colleges


ncateThe Center for Education at Widener is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at Widener’s Main Campus and online programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.