M. Ed. in School Building Leadership

M. Ed. in Educational Leadership
School Building Leader Initial Certification Option – 39 sem. hrs.
[Note: This program is open to candidates who do not possess a prior master’s degree in education but possess an initial certificate and three years of experience in classroom teaching.]

Course Requirements

Foundations and Research (9 sem. hrs.)
EDUC 519 Educational Statistics and Research
EDUC 548 Educational Tests, Measurements and Evaluation

(Select one course)
EDUC 507 Philosophy of Education
EDAD 516 Issues and Ethics in the Human Service Professions
EDAD 582 Current Research in Educational Leadership

Leadership Theory (6 sem. hrs.)
(select one course)
EDAD 513 Models of Leadership and Management
EDAD 553 Educational Leadership

(select one course)
EDAD 511 School Organization and Management
EDAD 554 Building Level Leadership

Specialization in Leadership (18 sem. hrs.)
(required)
EDAD 515 Conflict Resolution
EDAD 523 Public School Finance
EDAD 528 Leadership for Special Education
EDAD 532 Supervision of Instruction
EDAD 537 School Law

(Select one course)
EDAD 579 Seminar in Curriculum, Instruction & Supervision
EDAD 599 Curriculum Development

Internship in School Leadership (6 sem. hrs.)
EDAD 591 Internship in School Building Leadership

To apply or request further information regarding this program, contact the Erin Basford, Administrative Associate, at (315) 229-5061 or ebasford@stlawu.edu.