Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or at least 3.00 for the last two years.
  3. Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
  4. Students who have received a bachelor’s degree or higher from the United States or English-speaking Canada are not required to submit the TOEFL.
  5. All applicants are required to respond to essay questions provided in the application, and submit a resume and a writing sample.
  6. All PK-12 applicants are required to submit to a background check.
  7. Typically, teaching experience beyond Pk-12 student teaching  is required.

Degree Requirements

  1. Thirty credits required at or above the 500 level.
  2. Maintain a GPA of 3.0
  3. Complete one 3-credit research class (EFR 509 or T & L 569).
  4. A maximum of one-fourth of the credit hours required for the degree may be transferred from another institution.
  5. Successful completion of the Id21 assessment (21st Century Principal Assessment Center).

M.Ed. Degree (PK-12 Emphasis)

EDL 501Leadership and Organizational Behavior3
EDL 514Supervision and Staff Development3
EDL 515Education Law and Ethics3
EDL 519Principalship3
EDL 593Internship in Educational Leadership1-8
T&L 569Action Research3
EDL 997Independent Study1-4
EDL 513Leading K-12 Curriculum and Instruction3