Program Details

  • 6 Semesters 
  • Online 
  • 3 On-Campus Retreats 
  • 1 Internship
  • 24/7 Access to Online Classroom 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Develop as a reflective, educational leader committed to a spirit of inquiry and social justice.
  • Utilize research and apply theory to practical experiences.
  •  Apply systems and critical thinking to issues in their local context.
  • Create a portfolio with tangible action steps to improve student learning and/or the professional environment for stakeholders.
  • Engage in self-discovery, personal growth and development.
  • Identify opportunities to influence others in a school setting toward a common vision.

Sample Course Progression

Year One

Course ID Course Title Course Credits
Spring I
EDLA 628 Educational Leadership and inquiry 3
EDLA 633 Educational Leadership and Organizations 3
Summer I
EDLA 626 Cultural Competence Development 3
EDLA 618 Professional Literature Review 3
EDLA 641 Educational Leadership and Community 3
Fall I
EDLA 698 Research and Data Analysis 3
EDLA 638 Educational Leadership: Change, Management, and Supervision  3

Year Two

Course ID Course Title Course Credits
Spring II
EDLA 653 Educational Leadership: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment 3
EDPC 912 Leadership Role Seminar 3
EDPC 920 Certification Internship I 3
Summer II
EDLA 688 Evidence Informed Decision Making 3
EDLA 689 Professional Seminar 2
EDLA 699 Comprehensive Oral Exam 1
Fall II
EDPC 913 Leadership Role Seminar 3
EDPC 930 Certification Internship II 3



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