Online Education Programs

Leadership degrees for working teachers

  • More than 100 years of excellence
  • Awarded for affordability
  • Fully online

Rooted in a tradition of excellence, the Master of Education programs offered by East Central University Online, prepare students to become pedagogical leaders of the 21st century. We offer a host of online degree opportunities that prepare working educators to earn advanced credentials, increase their earning potential and gain new skills to impact their students.

Tuition for education programs is $318.25 per credit hour. There is a non-resident tuition waiver available if certain requirements are met. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information

Start Dates

Summer 2021 A

Jun. 1

Fall 2021 A

Aug. 16

Fall 2021 B

Oct. 11

Spring 2022 A

Jan. 10

Spring 2022 B

Mar. 7

More than 100 years of excellence

Our university began as a school for teacher training. Now, ECU Online offers more than a century of experience in teacher education.

Best bang for your buck

ECU Online features affordable tuition and has been awarded for its institutional value.

A flexible format

Because programs are offered fully online, ECU Online provides working adults with the opportunity to earn a degree while keeping other commitments.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Higher Learning Commission

East Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Educational Leadership Constituent Council

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is aligned with the Educational Leadership Constituent Council standards.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education

The M.Ed. in Sports Administration program is aligned with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education standards and the North American Society for Sports Management standards.

About East Central University

Founded in 1909, East Central University was originally established in eastern Oklahoma for the purpose of teacher certification training. Since that time, ECU has grown into a full-fledged university, offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. As the alma mater of business leaders, elected officials, artists, scientists, astronauts and countless others, ECU remains one of the best institutions in the state for students to experience innovative learning through on-campus and online communities.

We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.

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