Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

Prepare for school leadership roles with the Master of Education with a major in Educational Leadership. Our program provides you with opportunities to learn and apply the knowledge, skills, and dispositions set forth in Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards.

You will work in informal cohorts to apply educational leadership knowledge and skills to current school issues, often in actual school settings. Upon completion of our the program, you will be eligible to apply for Texas Principal Certification upon satisfactory completion of the TExES examination and two years of teaching experience.

Requirements for Texas Principal Certification

Completion of an approved master’s degree
Two years of teaching experience
Passing score on the state mandated TExES examination

Required Courses (36 hours)

Core Courses

EDLE 5593 Leadership and Communication Processes
EDLE 5603 Introduction to Leadership
EDLE 5623 School Law and Personnel
EDLE 5643 School Business Management

Additional Courses

EDUC 5053 Introduction to Educational Research
EDUC 6753 Applied Research
EDLE 5583 Curricular Supervision for School Leaders
EDLE 5653 Building School Communities for Diverse Learners
EDLE 5663 Community Politics and Public Relations
EDLE 5693 Graduate Practicum in Educational Leadership