Educational Leadership K-12 - M.Ed.
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Admission to the Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Educational Leadership K-12 has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2020.
The Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership–K-12 prepares teachers to become administrators in public and private school settings. This is an academically rigorous and experientially intense program, where future school leaders are challenged to excel and take their learning and potential to the next level by developing knowledge and understanding of current and developing leadership theories and practices in a democratic society.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
- Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
- Official transcript(s)
- GRE scores required if undergraduate GPA is below 3.000
- Goal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
- Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
- Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
- Minimum 77 MELAB score
- Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
- Minimum 58 PTE score
- Minimum 110 Duolingo English Test score
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Facilitate collaboratively the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a shared school vision of learning through the collection and use of data to identify school goals.
- Sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning through collaboration, trust and a personalized learning environment with high expectations for students.
- Create and evaluate a comprehensive, rigorous and coherent curricular and instructional school program.
- Act in an ethical manner with integrity and fairness to ensure a school system of accountability for every student's academic and social success by modeling school principles of self-awareness, reflective practice, transparency and ethical behavior as related to their roles within the school.
- Safeguard the values of democracy, equity and diversity within the school.
- Evaluate the potential moral and legal consequences of decision-making in the school.
- Promote social justice within the school to ensure that individual student needs inform all aspects of schooling.
|EDLE 66518||SCHOOL AND SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW||3|
|EDLE 66525||THE EDUCATIONAL PRINCIPALSHIP||3|
|EDLE 66526||FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION||3|
|EDLE 66527||SCHOOL FINANCE FOR BUILDING ADMINISTRATORS||3|
|EDLE 66529||LEADING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE||3|
|EDLE 66531||INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP||3|
|EDLE 66536||THE ADMINISTRATOR'S ROLE IN CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT||3|
|EDLE 66542||PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF SUPERVISION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION||3|
|EDLE 66544||COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS||3|
|EVAL 65511||RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||30|