Degree Requirements


Master of Education in Educational Leadership


Master of Education

 

Thesis and Non-Thesis Options

To receive the Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership, a student must successfully complete all requirements stated in the degree plan with grades of “B” or better in all course work; no grade below “B” will be accepted for graduate degree credit.
In addition a student must:

  1. Successfully complete all field-based experiences and internship.
  2. During the last semester of study, satisfactorily complete a comprehensive examination, to take the form of completion and defense before the Leadership Faculty of an electronic portfolio;a student whose portfolio and/or defense is deemed unsatisfactory will be required to perform remediation activities or coursework before requesting a second examination. No candidate will be permitted a third attempt.
  3. Successfully complete the School Leaders' Licensure Examination.
  4. Receive a favorable recommendation for the degree from the student's major professor, degree committee, and the Graduate Coordinator.

 

Educational Leadership Curriculum

EDL 600 Research Methods for Administrators I (2 hours)
ETEC 616 Technology Studies for Administrators I (2 hours)
EDL 660 Seminar I: Facilitating a High Quality Community (2 hours)
EDL 661 Seminar II: Organizational Mgmt & Legal Issues (6 hours)
EDL 662 Seminar II: Human Resources & Interpersonal Relation (6 hours)
EDL 663 Seminar IV: School Leader as Instructional Facilitator( 6 hours)
EDL 664 Seminar V: School Leader as Change Agent (6 hours)
ETEC 617 Technology Studies for Administrators II (1 hour)
EDL 665 Seminar VI: Internship (5 hours)

Total 36 hours

 

Additional Requirements

Portal 1 Entrance to Program
Portal 2 At Conclusion of Seminar II
Portal 3 At Conclusion of Seminar V
Portal 4 Completion of Internship and Defense of Portfolio

 

Educational Technology Leadership Curriculum

Non-thesis option

Educational Foundations 600 (3 hours)
Educational Foundations 607 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 630 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 644 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 645 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 650 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 660 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 665 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 680 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 695 (3 hours)

 

Specified electives: (choose six (6) hours from the following):

Library Science 618(3 hours)
Educational Technology 620 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 635 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 641 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 646 (3 hours)

Total 36 hours

 

Thesis option

Educational Foundations 600 (3 hours)
Educational Foundations 607 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 630 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 644 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 645 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 650 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 660 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 665 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 680 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 695 (3 hours)
Educational Foundations 701 (3 hours)
Educational Technology 770 (3 hours)

Total 36 hours

 

MASTER OF EDUCATION IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION CURRICULUM

NOTE:

The Master of Education Degree in School Administration and Supervision has been redesigned. Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology for current information. Certification deadline: December 2008.

 

Requirements for Degree

To receive the Master of Education degree in Administration/Supervision, a student must:

  1. Complete, with a “B” or better average, all requirements stated in the degree plan within the curriculum appropriate to the Administration/Supervision or Educational Technology Leadership concentration chosen by the student.
  2. Be recommended for the degree by the student's graduate coordinator.
  3. Satisfactorily complete a comprehensive examination. (The format of the examination will be determined by the student's committee. The Department of Education Leadership and Technology establishes the specific date, time and procedures for administering the examination. The comprehensive examination may not be administered prior to the semester in which the student is scheduled to complete all course work in the degree plan. A candidate who fails the examination may be required to complete one or more courses or other activities to make up deficiencies as determined by the student's graduate committee before requesting a second examination. No candidate will be permitted a third attempt of the comprehensive examination.)