Academic Catalog

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).

Program Requirements

General requirements for the Master of Education degree may be found at Master of Education

A minimum of 30 credits is required for the master's degree in Educational Leadership. Students are required to meet with their academic advisor before registering for courses in the first term to develop a plan of work.

This major in educational leadership is offered only as Plan B or C options; specific requirements are as follows:

Required Courses
The required thirty credits must include:
EDA 7625Leadership, Administration and the Principalship4
EDA 7660Administrative Leadership in School-Community Relations and Public Relations3
EDA 7675Public School Finance and Budgeting4
EDA 7690Introduction to Michigan School Law4
EDA 7730Intersectional Issues in Educational Leadership3
EDA 8625Introduction to School Human Resources3
EDA 8650Staff Development and School Improvement3
EDA 8990Internship in Administration3
Select ED 7999 for Plan B or EPS 8880 or an elective with advisor approval for Plan C.
ED 7999Terminal Master's Seminar and Essay or Project3
or EPS 8880 Workshop in Administrative and Organizational Studies
Total Credits30

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.

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