Educational Leadership K-12 - M.Ed.

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

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

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Minimum 3.000 GPA
  • GRE scores required if undergraduate GPA is below 3.000
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 550 TOEFL score (79 on the Internet-based version), minimum 77 MELAB score, minimum 6.5 IELTS score or minimum 58 PTE Academic score. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission websiteEffective spring 2018.

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Collaboratively facilitate the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a shared school vision of learning through the collection and use of data to identify school goals.
  2. Sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning through collaboration, trust and a personalized learning environment with high expectations for students.
  3. Create and evaluate a comprehensive, rigorous and coherent curricular and instructional school program.
  4. 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.
  5. Safeguard the values of democracy, equity and diversity within the school.
  6. Evaluate the potential moral and legal consequences of decision-making in the school.
  7. Promote social justice within the school to ensure that individual student needs inform all aspects of schooling.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

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Major Requirements
EDLE 66518SCHOOL LAW AND SPECIAL EDUCATION 3
EDLE 66525THE EDUCATIONAL PRINCIPALSHIP 3
EDLE 66526FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION 3
EDLE 66527SCHOOL FINANCE FOR BUILDING ADMINISTRATORS 3
EDLE 66529LEADING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE 3
EDLE 66531INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP 3
EDLE 66536THE ADMINISTRATOR'S ROLE IN CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 3
EDLE 66542PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF SUPERVISION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION 3
EDLE 66544COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3
EVAL 65511RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:30