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Master of Education in Educational Leadership - 33.5 Credits (must complete 3 credits of EDU557)

Delivery Method: Evening, Online

Day-to-day administration of an elementary, middle or secondary school presents unique challenges in organizational management and instructional leadership. As a teacher or administrator with leadership as a career goal, you will develop the skills needed to meet these challenges through the combination of coursework, preparation for certification, and hands-on field experience. This degree includes all coursework required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) building level/principal certificate, emphasizing the leadership domains of vision, instruction, management, relations, and innovation. This program of study prepares students for K-12 building level certification, and/or SPED Director certification (with added SPED micro-credentials required) in Missouri. (Note: Three years of DESE approved teaching experience required for K-12 building level/principal certification).


Core Credits: 33.50

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 500 Current Issues In Education 3.00
EDU 557 School Leader Field Experience 1.00
EDU 568 Action Research 3.00
EDU 569 Visionary Leadership 3.00
EDU 570 Supervision 3.00
EDU 572 Managerial Leadership 3.00
EDU 573 Instructional Leadership 3.00
EDU 580 Educational Technology 3.00
EDU 583 Performance Assessment for Aspiring Building Level Administrators 0.50
EDU 585 School Law 3.00
EDU 590 Appraisal Of Student Learning 3.00
EDU 597 School Leadership- Building Level Capstone 3.00

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