Master of Science in School Leadership

apply navyOur 37-credit-hour program prepares future administrators for the issues and challenges found in schools today. The MSSL prepares teachers and qualified school personnel to secure a PK-12 building administration license in Kansas or certificate in Missouri.

Campuses: Overland Park, Topeka, Wichita

Gain the Following

  • Leadership skills
  • Practical experience while working alongside a practicing school administrator
  • Opportunities for professional growth

MSSL Program Features

Accelerated Classes

You can fit graduate studies into your existing schedule and lifestyle:

  • Take core leadership courses on campus and core education courses online through our blended program.
  • Meet for class one evening a week or online for seven weeks. 
  • Complete the program in approximately two years.

Apply & Start Anytime

  • Classes are held year-round.
  • New classes start every seven weeks.

Applicable Curriculum

Baker graduates consistently report that the knowledge they gained in class was immediately transferable to their daily professional lives.

  • More assistant principals in Kansas have earned their master's degree from Baker University than from any other university.
  • Baker is among the top-four Kansas universities chosen by principals employed in public schools.
  • 97% of Baker's MSSL graduates pass the School Leadership Licensure Assessment on the first attempt.


Our instructors are current or former educators who have amassed years of first-hand knowledge and experience. You will learn from highly knowledgeable veteran instructors who have been closely affiliated with many different school districts and have held a variety of administrative positions.

Financial Aid

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