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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership, M.Ed.


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Program Admission


In addition to the university requirements for admission to the Graduate School at ULM, a candidate for this degree and certification or alternative certification must hold, or be eligible to hold, a valid Louisiana Type B or Level 2 teaching certificate 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 educational leadership certification level 1to fill school and district leadership position (e.g. assistant principal, principal, supervisor of instruction, supervisor of child welfare and attendance, special education supervisor, or comparable leader position).

All educational leaders will progress through three levels of educational leader coursework. Tier I is required to qualify for the Teacher Leader Endorsement. Tier II is coursework involving theory and its practical application and Tier III is the internship. Completion of all three Tiers including required state examinations are necessary for certification.

Credentials Deadline


Individuals interested in applying for admission should contact the School of Education for an application packet. The application packet can also be found online.

 

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:

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.

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