School Leadership

This concentration is a state-approved program that carries the endorsement for educational leadership needed by teachers who wish to move into administration in the public school system. The program consists of 39 semester hours of core major and elective requirements. One year of teaching experience and a valid teaching certificate are required.

 

Please follow the admissions link on the side of this page to view requirements for admission to the graduate school. Additional admissions criteria for this program include:

 

  • Brief written statement identifying professional career goals and aspirations, current resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation with at least one from a school administrator
  • At least 1 year of successful full-time teaching experience in a public or private school; 3 years preferred

     

 

*Students who do not meet the 3.0 GPA will be required to apply under our exceptions policy and must submit a competitive GRE or MAT score taken within the last 5 years. 


 YEAR ONE

FALL:

EDG 6991 Action Research

OR

EDF 6480 Foundations of Research

EDA 6061 Intro to Educational Leadership

SPRING:

EDF 6607 Education in America

EDA 6196 Leadership and Learning Organizations

SUMMER:

EDA 6271 Technology and Educational Leadership

EDA 6215 Development of School and Community Resources

EDG 6625 Curriculum Leadership

 

 YEAR TWO

FALL:

EDS 6130 Human Resource Management

EDA 6242 School Finance

SPRING:

EDS 6050 Instructional Leadership

EDA 6232 EDA 6232 Law and Ethics in Educational Leadership

SUMMER:

EDG 6287 School Assessment and Accountability

EDA 6945Practicum in Educational Leadership

 

*It is important that you follow this schedule. The courses that are listed for each semester will only be offered during that semester with the exception of EDG 6991 Action Research, EDF 6480 Foundations of Research, and EDF 6607 Education in America.

*A passing score on the FELE exam is required to graduate.