Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of Educational Leadership and Administration
The master of arts in education and human development (MA ED&HD) in the field of educational leadership and administration’s 30-credit degree program is for students who seek preparation to lead in a culture of teaching and learning. Pursued either in the classroom or in an online learning format, students with at least one year of instructional experience are prepared for various school- based and central office positions of increased responsibility in teaching, leadership, and/or supervision. The curriculum addresses management, change, communication, organizational learning, administrative and legal issues, human relations, human resource development, general supervisory principles and responsibilities, and supervision of instruction. Graduates develop and expand their skills in technical, conceptual, political, and leadership arenas while positioning themselves to lead in diverse educational communities.
The program includes courses and PK-12 field experiences designed to meet administrative certification requirements in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and other states that honor interstate compact agreements. The MA ED&HD is nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits in required courses.
|EDUC 6422||Instructional Needs Analysis|
|EDUC 6240||Fundamentals of Educational Leadership and the Change Process|
|EDUC 6232||Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction|
|EDUC 6234||Site-Based Leadership: K-12|
|EDUC 6244||School-Community Relations|
|EDUC 6236||School Law and Policy|
|EDUC 6114||Introduction to Quantitative Research|
|EDUC 6246||Seminar: Applied Educational Administration|
|EDUC 6287||Internship: Administration (taken twice)|