M.Ed. Program Plan

M. Ed. in School Improvement Leadership with Administrator 1 Certification

M. Ed. with Administrator 1 Certification is 39 credits total.

Core Courses (15 credits)
ED 601 (Theories of Development)
ED 605 (Research)
ED 681 (Curriculum Development in a Multi-Cultural Society)
choose 2 of the following 3:
ED 602 (Sociological Perspective)
ED 603 (Personality Development & Self-Esteem)
ED 604 (Contemporary Issues)
Action Research (3 credits)
ED 606 (Action Research)
School Improvement Leadership (9 credits for M.ED.)  3 additional credits required for Administrator 1 certification
ED 671 (3 credits) School Improvement Leadership - the Theory*
ED 672 (3 credits) Assessing Needs and Evaluating Progress
ED 673 (3 credits) School Culture**
ED 674 (3 credits) Internship/Seminar***
  • ED 674a (1.5 credits)
  • ED 674b (1.5 credits)
Clinical Courses (6 credits)
ED 651   (1.5 credits) Values  (recommended)     
ED 652   (1.5 credits) Mediation of Conflict (recommended)     
ED 653    (3 credits) Supervision for Effective Instruction
Elective (3 credits)
ED 646  School Law

* prerequisite for ED 673;   
** pre- or co-requisite for ED 674a 
*** Technology modules 1-3 (or approved alternatives) must be taken as a prerequisite to or concurrently with ED 674. Technology modules are taken for no credit or tuition, but the work must be completed as part of the internship (ED 674).