Educational Leadership (M.Ed.)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a 2.75 Undergraduate GPA for regular admission (or a 2.50 Undergraduate GPA for qualified admission); submission of official transcripts from the undergraduate degree institution; and a personal statement to include career/academic goals (500-1000 words).

General requirements for the Master of Education degree may be found at Master of Education. This major in educational leadership is offered only as Plan B or C options; specific requirements are as follows:

Required Courses
The required forty-three credits must include:
EDA 7660Administrative Leadership in School-Community Relations and Public Relations3
EDA 7670Economic Issues in Education4
EDA 7675Public School Finance and Budgeting4
EDA 7690Introduction to Michigan School Law4
EDA 8650Staff Development and School Improvement2-6
EDA 8990Internship in Administration1-8
LDT 6135Technology Applications in School Administration2-3
ED 7999Terminal Master's Seminar and Essay or Project3
EDA 7640The Elementary School Principalship4
or EDA 7650 Secondary School Administration
The following three courses are required as part of the six credit General Professional (Core) Area:
EDA 7600The Structure of American Education2
EDP 7350The Learning Process2
EER 7610Evaluation and Measurement2

All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees. Students interested in emphasizing special education administration at the master’s level should consult with the advisor in that area to select courses.