Educational leadership and management

Why study educational leadership and management?

Our career development Master’s degrees are designed to accelerate your education career.

Whether you’re looking to hone your skills in a specialist area, or expand your leadership, administration, and management capabilities, our unique suite of Master’s degrees will help you become a leader in your field.

With study options in areas such as educational leadership, special education, TESOL, applied linguistics, administration, classroom management and organisational change, you can choose your preferred professional development focus.

Some courses can be delivered part-time, so you can study while you work. If you’re a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

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Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared for roles including leadership and management, education officer, education administrator or manager in a range of education institutions including schools.

If you upgrade your teaching degree with one of our professional development degrees for special education, TESOL or applied linguistics you will also be qualified for a variety of specialist teaching and curriculum development roles.

Depending on the course and your chosen area of specialisation, you may go on to work as a:

  • TESOL teacher
  • LOTE teacher
  • specialist teacher
  • curriculum manager
  • education administrator
  • school principal
  • leading teacher
  • special education teacher.

Your study experience