Master of Educational Leadership > Program of Studies
The masters program requires 30 credit hours, as follows:
Core Requirements (24 credits):
EDF 500 Contemporary Educational Issues or EDF 516, 524, 525, 538, or 583; or ED 515 Professional Ethics and Law for Teachers
ED 598 Research in Education
ED 520 Instructional Programs for Diverse Learners
EDT 540 Instructional Design, Assessment, and Data Management
EDL 523 Collaboration, Coaching, and Instructional Leadership
EDL 524 Leadership and the Dynamics of Organizational Change
EDL 555 Leadership for Culturally Diverse Schools
Six elective credits may be taken for a 36-credit program.
Captsone Requirements (6 credits):
All students will select either Plan E (embedded) or Plan B (comprehensive examination).
Capstone: Action Research Project in
ED 591 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment I;
ED 592 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment II or Plan B Comprehensive exam with six additional credits
Students select advisor-approved elective courses to complete their graduate program.
Note: While students may take some courses as non-matriculated students, they must be accepted into the program before taking a fourth 500-level course. 500-level courses beyond the third course will not count toward program completion.