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    University of Louisiana at Monroe
  Feb 23, 2018
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

Program Admission

In addition to the university requirements for admission to the Graduate School at ULM, applicants for admission to the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program must present a combined score of 1875 on a scale computed by multiplying the undergraduate gradepoint average by the combined Graduate Record Examination Test score (Verbal plus Quantitative) in order to qualify for “Regular Status.’’ Students scoring between 1750 and 1874 (GRE X GPA) may be admitted on “Conditional Status.’’

Candidates for admission will be required to furnish additional information to the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, & Leadership. Requested material must be on file before the applicant can be reviewed for admission.

Credentials Deadline

Individuals interested in applying for admission should contact the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, & Leadership for an application packet for the degree and area of interest.

Program Requirements

A candidate for this degree and certification or alternative certification, must hold a valid teacher’s certificate issued by the Louisiana Department of Education or its equivalent, have a minimum of 2.5 undergraduate GPA, complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with an appropriate formula score and pass the state examinations specified. Candidates must be able to effectively utilize instructional leadership technology before progressing beyond the Teacher Leader Endorsement. Completion of the following courses and passing the necessary examinations will qualify the candidate/graduate for Louisiana certification as Teacher Leader preK-12, Instructional Supervisor, Child Welfare and Attendance Officer, Supervisor/Director of Special Education, and Principal:

Tier I: Teacher as a School Leader

Satisfactory completion of the Tier I courses qualifies the candidate for a Teacher Leader Endorsement.

Graduate Courses

Note: To receive graduate credit for a 4000-level course designated ‘For Undergraduate and Graduates,’ a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.