The Educational Leadership programs include the Preliminary and Clear Admininstrative Services Credential, an option in the Master of Arts program that includes the Preliminary Services Credential, and the doctoral program in Educational Leadership.
The tables below contain the listing of courses for each credential, and the additonal courses required for the MA degree. Please see the Program Handbook for complete program information.
|Course Number||Course Name||Typically Offered|
|EDU 505/A||Introduction to Education Administration||Fall|
|EDU 514/A||Administration & Instructional Technology||Fall|
|EDU 506/A||Educational Leadership||Winter|
|EDU 512/A||School Law & Governance||Winter|
|EDU 511/A||School Personnel Administration||Spring|
|EDU 513/A||School Finance||Spring|
|EDU 510/A||Educational Administration: Organizational Behavior||Summer|
|GED 550||Seminar in Educational Issues||Summer|
|EDU 520||Candidate Performance Assessment||F, W, Sp, Su|
|EDU 530||Field Work (two quarters)||F, W, Sp|
The Tier II program is offered when sufficient need is expressed
|Course Number||Course Name||Planned Offered|
|EDU 532||Professional Credential Induction Plan: Assessing for Improved Leadership||Fall|
|EDU 534/A||Leadership and Schools in a Democratic Society||Fall|
|EDU 543||Practicum I - Literacy & Instructional Excellence||Fall|
|EDU 535/A||Legal Aspects for Safe & Effective Schools||Winter|
|EDU 536/A||The Principal as Instructional Leader||Winter|
|EDU 544||Practicum II - Leadership im Challenging Political & Economic Times||Winter|
|EDU 537/A||Utilizing Fiscal and Human Resources for Safe and Effective Schools||Spring|
|EDU 538||Ethics, Morals, and Values for Educational Leadership||Spring|
|EDU 545||Practicum III - Legal Aspects for Safe and Effective Schools||Spring|
|EDU 539/A||Technology and Information Systems for Management and Instruction||Summer|
|EDU 540||Assessment of Professional Competency||Summer|
For complete information on the Masters in Education Program, go to the MA portion of this website.
GED 532 – Assessment (4 quarter units)
GED 690 – Seminar in Educational Research (4 quarter units)
GED 691 – Directed Study (4 quarter units)
GED 693 – Conducting Educational Research (4 quarter units)
GED 695 (project) or GED 696 (thesis) (6 quarter units)
When you are completing your last course in the Administrative Services Credential Program complete a Petition to Change Degree Objective. Although many students do this during the summer taking GED 510 or GED 550, this petition can be completed at any time during the credential program.
The petitions are available online through the university’s Graduate Studies website and also in paper form at Department of Education office in Building 5 – Room 239.
Master’s coursework is usually completed in 3 - 4 quarters. You will also be assigned a program advisor to give you your course of study called a Master’s Contract. The Master’s Contract outlines the required coursework to complete your MA degree.