The Educational Leadership program prepares experienced K-12 teachers to serve as educational leaders in 21st Century Schools. It is intended to relate to the needs of educators in both theory and practice. It is designed for candidates who have a baccalaureate K-12 teaching license and at least three years of successful public/private school experience. The program requires 36 semester hours including a sequence of three internship experiences, totaling seven credit hours. In order to be licensed by the state, candidates must demonstrate proficiency on a set of evidences which are aligned to the Education Leadership coursework and the internship experiences. Evidences will be evaluated by a faculty/public school review team at the conclusion of each internship experience. The curriculum provides: foundations in the principles and procedures of school executive leadership and organizational management, strategies for improving school culture and using data for improvement.
Please visit the Admissions Information page for upcoming program application deadlines.
Applicants must have a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college, an acceptable GPA (3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale) and a current K-12 teaching license. An admission decision takes into consideration the applicant’s GPA, completed course work, professional work experience (a minimum of 3 years teaching or related school experience is required), personal and professional goals for the degree, as well as the information provided by references.
Exception to any admission requirement may be considered under special circumstances.
|Degree:||Master of Education|
|Class Time:||One weekend per month – Friday evening and Saturday (Executive Cohort Model)|