University Catalog

Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Chair:  John Eller
Address: B109 Education Building
Phone: 320.308.1532
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/edad

Doctoral Program
Address:
B121 Education Building
Phone: 320-308-4220

 

MS in Educational Administration and Leadership (31-36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is not required.
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution is required..

Notes

  • Undergraduate GPA is closely reviewed. A large concentration is placed on scholarship within the undergraduate education core.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 31
Core: 19 credits: EDAD 601, EDAD 610, EDAD 620, EDAD 630, EDAD 640, EDAD 650 (16 credits) and EDAD 670 (3 credits of practicum). Practicum may be waived depending on experience.
Electives:
Research: 12 credits: EDAD 682CEEP 678 and EDAD 699 (6 credits). 

PLAN C


Option(s): Portfolio
Credits: 36
Core: 19 credits: EDAD 601, EDAD 610, EDAD 620, EDAD 630, EDAD 640, EDAD 650 (16 credits) and EDAD 670 (3 credits of practicum). Practicum may be waived depending on experience.
Electives: Select 9-12 credits in consultation with advisor.
Research: 6 credits:  EDAD 680, EDAD 612


Specialist in Educational Administration and Leadership (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.00
  • Master of Science in Education Administration and Leadership or an acceptable equivalent is required.
  • The GRE is not required.

Notes

  • A field experience may be part of this program (320 hours with 4 credits Field Experience and 1 credit Portfolio review).
  • May lead to administration licensure.
  • A written thesis is required.



EdD in Education Administration and Leadership, K-12 (72 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • Submission of a resume or curriculum vita reflecting employment and professional accomplishments.
  • Submission of a professional writing sample (master’s research or thesis, published article, paper prepared for a professional conference, research paper, or written analysis of a professional article).
  • Submission of a Statement of Intent.
  • Participation in an interview with doctoral program faculty that includes writing a short essay.

Notes

  • See program website for application deadlines.
  • Up to 27 credits  (maximum of 12 masters credits and/or 27 sixth-year licensure credits) may be applied toward elective credits upon approval.

Program Requirements

(21 credits): EDAD 803EDAD 804, EDAD 807EDAD 815EDAD 821, EDAD 823EDAD 824                                            

Electives

(3-30 Credits) EDAD 806EDAD 814, EDAD 817, EDAD 818, EDAD 825, EDAD 826.

Research

(21credits): EDAD 827EDAD 828EDAD 829EDAD 899                                      


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