• 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.

     

  • Major: Educational Leadership
    Concentration: School Leadership
    Degree: Master of Education
    Core Requirements (6 credits)
    EDF6607 Education in America (3 Credits)
    SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
    • EDF 6480 Foundations in Education Research
    • EDG 6911 Action Research in Education
      *
    Major Requirements (33 credits)
    EDA6061 Introduction to Ed Leadership (3 Credits)
    EDA6196 Leadership/Learning Organizat (3 Credits)
    EDA6215 Developing School/Comm Resourc (3 Credits)
    EDA6232 Law and Ethics in Edu Lead (3 Credits)
    EDA6242 School Finance (3 Credits)
    EDA6271 Technology and Ed Leadership (3 Credits)
    EDA6945 Practicum in Educatl Leadrshp (1-9 Credits)
    EDG6287 Princpls of School Acblty & As (1-3 Credits)
    EDG6625 Curriculum Leadership Schools (3 Credits)
    EDS6050 Instructional Leadership (3 Credits)
    EDS6130 Human Resource Deve in Educati (3 Credits)