Degree Requirements

Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership

Degree Requirements

To qualify for graduation from this program, you must:

  • Complete master’s coursework with a 3.0 overall grade point average on a 4.0 scale and a satisfactory grade of "C" or better in any course.
  • Satisfactorily complete a leadership portfolio.
  • Satisfactorily complete and present master’s project.
  • Satisfactorily complete all of the requirements within seven consecutive academic years.
  • Obtain recommendation for graduation from the program chair.

Course Requirements

  • EDU 571 Introduction to Leadership
  • EDU 573 Leading Complex Systems
  • EDU 575 Leading Beyond Organizational Improvement
  • EDU 588 Leading in a Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • EDU 606 Research Strand I
  • EDU 576 Leadership in Planning, Assessing, and Facilitating Learning
  • EDU 607 Research Strand II
  • EDU 580 Developing, Supervising, and Evaluating Staff
  • EDU 583 Legal and Financial Leadership and Adaptive Change 
  • EDU 608 Research Strand III
  • EDU 586 Analysis of System Leadership