Program Requirements

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership (P-12 Tier Two) Program Requirements

Professional Studies

EDEL 703 The Principalship (3 hours)
EDEL 704 The Superintendency (3 hours)
EDEL 707 Cognition and Learning in Curriculum and Instruction (3 hours)
EDEL 708 Effective Human Resources Practices (3 hours)
EDEL 709 School Finance and Budgeting (3 hours)
EDEL 675 Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Leadership (3 hours)
EDEL 697 School, Community, and Society (3 hours)
EDEL 710 Facilitating Professional Learning and Development (3 hours)
EDEL 686 Strategies for Improving Low Performing Schools (3 hours)
EDEL 724 Performance-based Clinical Practice Internship I (3 hours)
EDEL 725 Performance-based Clinical Practice Internship II (3 hours)

Six credit hours of coursework will consist of a 550 clock hour internship that will occur during two 16-week periods. 200 clock hours of field experiences are embedded within the remaining 27 credit hours of coursework through the completion of structured performance-based field experience assignments supervised by the course instructor.

Total degree requirements: 33 hours

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