About Leadership for Educational Systems (M.S.E.)

Welcome to the Leadership for Educational Systems program!

"Building Learning Communities Through Critical Reflection"

Earn a Master of Science in Education with a major in Leadership for Educational Systems and prepare for advancement in your career. The degree is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the United States (U.S.) system of education and to develop skills to lead educational systems. This program features an interdisciplinary approach. The Department of Educational Leadership (EDA), the Department of Counselor Education (EDC), and the Department of Teacher Education (EDT) provide courses in the program. The intent of the program is to provide students with an overview of U.S. approaches to educational issues of leadership curriculum, and teaching in K-12, and higher education.  The program will focus on practical wisdom necessary for those planning professional careers in diverse educational communities in the 21st century.

The goal of the program is to offer students with limited or no experience with U.S. educational systems a structured degree program that provides the necessary knowledge and tools to engage in a successful transition into leadership roles within educational settings.  Therefore, a teaching license is not required and no previous educational experience is needed in order to participate in this program.  Coursework will provide a scholarly examination of leadership across diverse educational settings.

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