Master of Arts in Education Degree in Instructional Leadership P-12

Master of Arts in Education Degree

The Master of Arts in Education degree is awarded in the following major fields: school counseling, instructional leadership, early childhood education PK-3, elementary education K-6, P-12 education, secondary education, and special education: collaborative teacher K-6 and/or 6-12. Programs range from 33-60 semester hours. See program requirements below.

Instructional Support Programs (P-12)

Required courses for P-12 Instructional Leadership (Master’s degree program)

Prerequisite: valid Class B or Class A professional educator certification in teaching field or instructional support area.

IL 690Development of Educational Human Resources3
IL 691Financial and Material Resources for School Improvement3
IL 694Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Student Learning3
IL 695Legal and Ethical Responsibilities3
IL 696Internship and Residency for Instructional Leadership3
IL 697Leadership for Successful Schools and Partnerships3
EEX 605Survey of Students with Disabilities 10-3
Advisior approved electives12
Total Hours30-33

If requirement has been satisfied, a three-hour state approved diversity course is required.

Instructional Leadership candidates must have a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II exam. See Certification Officer for exam requirements.

Teaching field requirements listed according to each major below.  See academic advisor for specific requirements.