Educational Leadership - Admin. & Supervision K-12 (MSEd)
|Degree: Master of Science in Education||Cost: $412 per credit hour *|
|Darden College of Education: Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership||Required: 36 credit hours|
|Course Delivery Modes: Online synchronousAccess class online during the live broadcast, sometimes using Adobe Connect.||Locations: 1|
Transforming today’s educators into tomorrow’s leaders, with web-based live classes, taught by professors with real world experience.
This Master of Science in Education prepares individuals for leadership roles in schools and school districts. The program leads to full Commonwealth of Virginia Licensure in Educational Administration and Supervision, Pre-K-12.
The program provides conceptual and theoretical knowledge, as well as practical field experience. Students must take and pass the School Leaders Licensure Agreement (SLLA) as the program's comprehensive examination.
- meet all University requirements;
- have an undergraduate point average of 2.80 overall and 3.00 in the major;
- provide two letters of recommendation, including one from an administrator who will serve as the student's sponsor/mentor; and
- complete a one-page essay explaining who he/she should be admitted into the program.
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Graduate Distance Learning Tuition Rates
|Tuition Classification||Cost per credit hour|
|Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile)||$412|
|Students living outside of Virginia||$412|
|* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile||$1048|
Effective Summer 2013. Rates are subject to change. Please visit the Office of Finance web site for complete tuition details.
* For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please visit the University Registrar web site.
The program uses web-based live classes, taught by professors with real world experience. Students interact online using Adobe Connect.
Prerequisite Courses: (3 credit hours)
ELS 600 Principal Orientation and Instructional Leader
This course must be taken first and initiates the portfolio you will keep throughout your program.
Content Courses: (21 credit hours)
- ELS 610 School Community Relations and Politics
- ELS 621 Curriculum Development and Assessment
- ELS 626 Instructional Supervision and Assessment
- ELS 657 Public School Law
- ELS 753 Public School Finance
- ELS 754 Human Resource Development and Evaluation
- ELS 787 Pupil Personnel Services for Diverse Populations
Clinical Experiences: (6 credit hours)
- ELS 668 Internship 1
- ELS 669 Internship 2
Research Component: (6 credit hours)
- FOUN 722 Introduction to Applied Statistics and Data Analysis
- ELS 673 Critical Issues Research
Additional details are found on the program's web pages.