Education with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership (MA)

This program prepares educators to be highly effective professional decision-makers, reflective leaders, and adaptive experts in educational settings. Students learn professional practices in educational leadership and focus on strategies and best practices rooted in theory and philosophy supported by research. 

ED 502Educational Issues3
EDL 550Leadership and Human Resources Management in Education3
ED 508Legal and Ethical Issues in Education3
ED 521Educational Research and Applications3
ED 554Curriculum & Instruction3
EDL 556Supervision and Improvement of Instruction3
ED 507Diversity in Education3
EDL 557Financial Resources3
EDL 553Educational Policy and Administration3
ED 590Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone 13
Total Credits30

ED 591 Thesis-Option Capstone (1 credit): Graduate level action research is included in this post-Capstone course for students that want this additional option, but is not required to complete the degree program.

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
First Semester
ED 502 Educational Issues 3
EDL 550 Leadership and Human Resources Management in Education 3
Second Semester
ED 508 Legal and Ethical Issues in Education 3
ED 521 Educational Research and Applications 3
Third Semester
ED 554 Curriculum & Instruction 3
Second Year
First Semester
EDL 556 Supervision and Improvement of Instruction 3
ED 507 Diversity in Education 3
Second Semester
EDL 557 Financial Resources 3
EDL 553 Educational Policy and Administration 3
Third Semester
ED 590
Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone
or Completing Thesis-Option Capstone
 Total Credits30