Courses

This program requires 30 credits hours, chosen in consultation with an advisor.  Below are examples of courses offered.  Students are also asked to complete a culminating experience such as a portfolio or examination, as appropriate.

Core Courses and Sequences

  • EDA 712 - Leadership for Diverse Learners and Communities (3 credits)

Student Learning

  • EDA 722 - Curriculum and Instruction Leadership for Equity and Excellence (3 credits)
  • EDA 742 - Leadership for Literacy Development (3 credits)
  • EDA 762 - Leadership for Inclusive Schooling (3 credits)
  • EDA/EDU 725 - Current Research on Teaching (3 credits)

Adult Development

  • EDA 732 - Leadership for Adult Development (3 credits)
  • EDA 635 - Supervision of Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDA 700 - Advanced Supervision of Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDU 822 - Assessment of Teaching (3 credits)

Staff Development in Schools

  • EDA/IDE 743 - Cost Effectiveness in Instruction and Training (3 credits)
  • EDA/IST 754/661 - Information Management in Schools (3 credits)
  • EDA/IDE 761 - Strategies for Educational Project Management (3 credits)

Organizational Development

  • EDA 752 - Leadership for Organizational and Institutional Development (3 credits)
  • EDA 772 - Issues and Practices in Building Leadership (3 credits)
  • EDA 782 - Issues and Practices in District Leadership  (3 credits)
  • EDA/SPE 634 - Collaboration/Cooperation in Schools (3 credits)
  • EDA/IDE 641 - Techniques of Educational Evaluation (3 credits)
  • EDA/IDE 741 - Concepts and Issues in Educational Evaluation (3 credits)
  • EDA 735 - Human Resource Management in Public Education (3 credits)
  • EDA/IDE 764 - Planned Change and Innovation (3 credits)

General

  • EDA 670 - Experience Credit (3 credits)
  • EDA 690 - Independent Study (3 credits)
  • EDA 780 - Workshop in Educational Administration (3 credits)
  • EDA 792 - Legal Basis of Education (3 credits) 

Course descriptions can be found in the course catalog.