Master of Science in Educational Leadership
Licensure for Director of Instruction and/or Principal
The educational leadership program builds on Carroll's rich tradition of quality educator preparation by contributing to the number of effective administrators in PK-12 schools. The program contains project-based and performance-based learning opportunities to support candidate knowledge, skills and dispositions for educational leadership.
- Preparing leaders for the next generation
- Coursework Is generative, constructive and responsive to students in the cohort
- Invaluable experience connecting and networking
- Evidence of leadership in action through site visits in transformative settings
The Master of Science in Educational Leadership program includes the requirements for licensure #10 Director of Instruction and #51 Principal. The educational leadership program reflects the Wisconsin Administrator Standards, the Educational Leadership Policy Standards - Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).
The value of a learning community model
The educational leadership program is delivered through a learning community. Participants meet together one weekend a month over a twenty month period. Interacting with a group of peers at periodic intervals provides students time and space to examine issues thoughtfully and collaboratively – creating a community of learning that’s self-sustaining. Each cohort is co-facilitated by two instructors who follow the program through its entirety.
Coursework - master degree or licensure only
The comprehensive coursework in the educational leadership program covers a variety of relevant, theoretical and applied topics impacting P-12 education. Students completing the graduate program in education are required to complete a research project.
The 33-credit program consist of the core courses, electives and required courses:
- Core Courses
- EDU613: Educational Leadership Theory and Practice (3 credits)
- EDU685: Designs of Curriculum and Instruction (3 credits)
- EDU686: Continuous Improvement in Education (3 credits)
- EDU687: Educational Law (3 credits)
- EDU688: Resource Allocation and Budget Deployment (3 credits)
- EDU667: Instructional Supervision Seminar (2 credits)
- EDU668: School Leadership Practicum I (1 credits)
- EDU669: School Leadership Practicum II (1 credits)
- EDU670: School Leadership Practicum III (2 credits)
- Research Courses*
- EDU607: Introduction to Educational Research (3 credits)
- EDU609: Educational Research II (3 credits)
- EDU614: Educational Research III (3 credits)
- EDU616: Educational Research IV (3 credits)
- *Required for Master degree-seeking students.
Educational leadership cohorts 2017 - 2018 meeting dates
|August 26 - 27, 2017
|October 7 - 8, 2017
|November 4 - 5, 2017
|December 2 - 3, 2017
|January 6 - 7, 2018
|February 3 - 4, 2018
|March 3 - 4, 2018
|April 7 - 8, 2018
|May 5 - 6, 2018
Meeting Times: Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sunday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Contact us for more information about this Graduate Education program, our Admission process, or for any other question you may have.