Educational Leadership, MS
Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education
The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership is to develop effective visionary, intellectual, and moral leaders who can cause positive change in education to promote the success of all students. The department's degree and endorsement programs have a distinctive Metropolitan education orientation. The Department of Educational Leadership offers a Master of Science Degree in Education (MS) as well as non-degree administration endorsement programs for students who have completed a master's degree. The department also provides a Doctoral Degree in Education (EdD).
Program Contact Information
Dr. Kay Keiser, Graduate Program Chair
Roskens Hall 312
Other Program Related Information
To be considered for financial aid students must be admitted to the MS in Educational Leadership. Unclassified and non-degree admission students are not eligible for financial aid consideration.
Students who have earned a previous master's degree in the education field should apply as Unclassified in Educational Administration.
Students needing fewer than 12 credits for re-certification or professional advancement may apply as Non-Degree. Note that Non-Degree students will need to speak with the department to enroll in required classes.
Applications for this program are accepted on a rolling basis. All materials must be submitted prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student has elected to begin coursework.
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- 1-2 pages that addresses such topics as why you want to become a school administrator; interests; experiences; and career goals
- Copy of Teaching Certificate
- Professional Fitness Statement (formally Rule 20/21)
- Evidence that the candidate has met the State of Nebraska’s Special Education and Human Resources requirements. Most candidates will probably have satisfied this requirement while earning their teaching endorsements; if not, they will be required to complete relevant coursework.
|TED 8010||INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH||3|
|EDL 8030||INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP||3|
|EDL 8050||SCHOOL-COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS||3|
|EDL 8020||EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND LEADERSHIP||1|
|EDL 8490||INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP||3|
|EDL 8740||PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP||1|
|EDL 8710||INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP||3|
|EDL 8730||COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE IN EDUCATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES||1|
|EDL 8780||CAPSTONE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP||2|
|EDL 8750||FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN EDUCATION||1|
|Select one of the following concentrations:||12|
School Administrator Concentration
Teacher Leader Concentration
|Select 6 hours of electives from the following in consultation with your advisor:||6|
|URBAN SCHOOL LEADERSHIP|
|SCHOOL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY|
|SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT|
|ELEMENTARY SCHOOL INTERNSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP|
|SECONDARY SCHOOL INTERNSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP|
|SCHOOL PLANTS AND EQUIPMENT|
|SYMPOSIUM ON SCHOOL LEADERSHIP|
|TED 8430||SCHOOL CURRICULUM PLANNING||3|
|Select 9 additional hours of curriculum courses in consultation with your advisor.||9|