The School of Education offers three graduate degree programs with a specialization in Educational Leadership. Graduates of our programs are prepared for a variety fields in education, including leadership positions in school districts, positions in state departments of education, and the professoriate.
Application Deadline: April 15th
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is a state approved, NCATE accredited program that leads to eligibility for the Educational Leader Certificate Level 1, the credential required for principals in public schools in Louisiana. The rigorous 39 hour curriculum is aligned with the national ISLLC and ELCC standards. Courses are sequenced to scaffold development of the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions needed to lead a P-12 school. Students are involved in authentic activities required of principals, including experience gained during three semesters of part time internship. The M.Ed. prepares students for success on the SLLA. Students work full time at their school while matriculating through the program.
NEW Summer 2013 - The Coaches Cohort
Designed for those teachers who are involved in after school programs.
"The Quality you want and the Flexibility you need."
Please contact Dr. Dana Bickmore for details.
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)
Information coming soon
The Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Research with a concentration in P-12 educational leadership prepares scholars and leaders in the field of educational leadership. The Ph.D. is a research degree; thus students are expected to engage in and present research while completing the degree. Outstanding students are nominated for the honor of attending the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration and Policy and/or to be a Jackson Scholar. The Ph.D. prepares students to enter a variety of fields in education, including the professorate, positions in state departments of education, and leadership positions in school districts. Most students work full time while taking courses and complete the degree in 4-6 years.
For more information about our Educational Leadership programs, please contact:
|Dr. Dianne Taylor|
111J Peabody Hall
|Dr. Dana Bickmore|
105 Peabody Hall