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 505/505A||Introduction to Education Administration||Fall|
|EDU 514/514A||Administration & Instructional Technology||Fall|
|EDU 506/506A||Educational Leadership||Winter|
|EDU 512/512A||School Law & Governance||Winter|
|EDU 511/511A||School Personnel Administration||Spring|
|EDU 513/513A||School Finance||Spring|
|EDU 510/510A||Educational Administration: Organizational Behavior||Summer|
|GED 550||Seminar in Educational Issues||Summer|
|EDU 520||Candidate Performance Assessment||W, Su|
|EDU 530||Field Work (two quarters)||F, W, Sp|
The Tier II program is not currently offered, but it is in the process of a significant revision from a curriculum-based to a standards-based model. It is planned that the 12-unit course sequence listed below will be available in early 2014.
|Course Number||Course Name||Planned Offered|
|EDU 532||Professional Credential Induction Plan: Assessing for Improved Leadership||1st Quarter|
|EDU 543||Practicum I - Literacy & Instructional Excellence (CPSELs I & IV)||1st Quarter|
|EDU 544||Practicum II - Leadership im Challenging Political & Economic Times (CPSELs II & VI)||2nd Quarter|
|EDU 545||Practicum III - Legal Aspects for Safe and Effective Schools (CPSELs III &IV)||2nd Quarter|
|EDU 540||Assessment of Professional Competency||2nd Quarter|
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 6 – Room 229.
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.