Leadership Studies Programs


Graduate Programs in Leadership Studies include the Master of Arts degree, the Education Specialist degree, the Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies, and several graduate certificates. Students pursuing the Master of Arts may choose from three concentrations:  Educational Leadership (Principal Licensure), Non-Profit & Public Agency, and Justice Leadership.  Please see program descriptions for further information.

If you are interested in applying for admission, please contact Tammy Jones (Certificate programs), Kelly Templeton (MA, Doctor of Education Programs) or Dr. Chuck Bethel.


Contact Information

Dr. Chuck Bethel – Program Director
Phone: (304) 746-8952
email: bethel3@marshall.edu


Tammy Jones – Program Secretary
Phone: (304) 746-2514
email: jonesta@marshall.edu


Barbara Norvell – Program Secretary
Phone: (304) 746-2027
email: norvell7@marshall.edu


Kelly Templeton — Program Secretary (Masters in Leadership Studies & Doctorate in Education)
Phone: (304) 746-8949
email: templeton23@marshall.edu


Dr. Dennis Anderson
Phone: (304) 746-8989
email: andersond@marshall.edu
Program Coordinator:  Leadership Specialist Nonprofit & Public Agency


Dr. Charles Bethel
Phone: (304) 746-8952
email: bethel3@marshall.edu
Program Coordinator: M.A. Higher Education Administration


Dr. Eugenia Damron
Phone:  (304) 746-8959
email: webb24@marshall.edu
Program Coordinator: Social Services and Attendance Worker Certificate


Dr. Tom Hisiro
Phone: (304) 746-2516
email: hiriso@marshall.edu
Program Coordinator:  M.A. (Justice Leadership); Cohort Principalship


Dr. Barbara Nicholson
Phone: (304) 746-2094
email: bnicholson@marshall.edu
Program Coordinator:  Doctoral Program