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Educational Administration & Leadership

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Program Title

Educational Administration & Leadership

Degree Designation

MS

Award Type

Masters

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus, Online Exclusive - Asynchronous

Program Description

The Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Science degree program is a comprehensive and student-centered program tailored to develop foundational skills in PK-12 school leadership. Candidates will develop disciplinary knowledge and skills based on the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). In addition, candidates will receive an enhanced understanding of how effective school leaders take on today's challenges in order to impact student achievement and success. Upon completion of the Master of Science degree program, a graduate may choose to pursue a Post Master's graduate certificate licensure track in school administration (K-12 Principal, SPED Director, Superintendent), a Specialist degree, or an Applied Doctoral program. This program is delivered in two formats: exclusively online, and in-person or hyflex. Students have accelerated tracks available in either delivery format.






College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Required GPA for graduation

3

Number of credits in program

30-33

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Develop effective visioning and planning for educational leadership administration institutions.

Outcome

Demonstrate capacity to advocate, nurture, and sustain an instructional program conducive to student learning.

Outcome

Demonstrate an understanding of organizational theory and the ability to manage operations to produce a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.

Outcome

Communicate and collaborate with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs.

Outcome

Articulate how ethical, legal, political, and economic factors shape contemporary educational environments.

Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to think critically and rationally while managing challenges and complex issues.

Outcome

Integrate existing and evolving technologies as an important communication tool and means to access information.

Outcome

Describe continuous improvement models utilizing constituent input and educational data.

Outcome

Develop effective empirical research, scholarship, and technical writing skills.

Outcome

Develop an understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural responsiveness.

Outcome

Identify how to build and maintain an environment that is safe, caring, healthy and meets the academic social emotional and physical needs of each student.

Outcome

Cultivate, nurture, and sustain a climate/culture conducive to healthy professional relationships.

Outcome

Explain and evaluate the impact of recruiting, hiring, supporting, developing and retaining effective and caring staff members.

Degree Maps

Major Code

1734

Program Code

4461