Educational Leadership (MEd)
Program of Study
|Area 1: Research|
|EDUL 6116||Applied Educational Research||3|
|Area 1 Total||3|
|Area 2: P-12 Educational Leadership|
|EDUL 6128||Instructional Strategies for Student Success||3|
|EDUL 6129||Supervision of the Learning Environment||3|
|EDUL 6138||Continuous Improvement in Schools||3|
|EDUL 6165||The Principalship||3|
|EDUL 6185||School Law and Ethics||3|
|EDUL 6189||School Culture and Diversity||3|
|EDUL 6195||Technology In the Learning Environment||3|
|EDUL 6227||Obtaining and Using Resources Wisely||3|
|Area 2 Total||24|
|Area 3: Internship|
|EDUL 6691||Internship for School Leaders||1|
|EDUL 6692||Internship for School Leaders||1|
|EDUL 6693||Internship for School Leaders||1|
|Area 3 Total||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Total Hours Required: 30 credit hours combined with 250 Internship hours
- A Bachelor’s degree is a pre-requisite for entry into this MEd Program
- GPA of 3.0 or better in fulfillment of the requirements for your latest degree.
- 3 years of teaching experience and current employment in a P-12 school as a certified teacher.
- An administrative Mentor committed to working with you (see below) which has been signed by your mentor and by the district superintendent.
- 2 Letters of Reference (at least one from a building or system level administrator)
- Ethics Assessment++ If you are enrolling in this program, you must submit a copy of your Completion Certificate of having taken the GA Ethics for Educational Leadership Assessment Program entry (370) pre-assessment as a condition of enrollment.
- All candidates seeking Educational Leadership certification in GA will be required to take the Ethics completion assessment (380) and pass it to obtain certification.
- A clear background check: CSU recognizes a combination of a current copy of your current state teaching certification and your verification of current employment by your superintendent or designee as adequate proof for a background check.
Additional Program Requirements
- Students must earn a 3.0 GPA calculated on all graduate work attempted. "Academic Forgiveness" policy does not apply to graduate studies.
- Students cannot graduate with a grade of "C" or below in more than two (2) graduate courses (may be appealed to the College of Education and Health Professions Graduate Council).
- A minimum of 27 hours of the hours required for the degree must be earned in residence (75%). Asynchronous (online) and distance learning courses administered through Columbus State University constitute courses taken in residence.
- A total of 250 hours of internship work is required by GA PSC.
- A maximum of six (6) semester hours of transfer credit or courses taken at CSU prior to full admission to a masters degree program may be applied toward the degree. Courses with earned grades of "C" or below cannot be transferred. The student's advisor and the coordinator of the program in which the student is enrolled must approve any courses transferred.
- All degree requirements must be completed within seven (7) years of initial enrollment.