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Online Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership

Complete Coursework: As little as 20 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $288 per credit hour. This price includes the administrative fee.

The Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Educational Leadership degree is designed to develop leaders in the educational community. Through this program, you focus on areas of learning that include designing curriculum, implementing research-based instructional strategies, using assessments for learning, and how to effectively motivate students and manage your classroom.

Within this master’s degree, students focus on areas of learning that include:

  • Developing dispositions, knowledge, and skills to become a building-level school leader and administrator
  • Building learning communities that support the success of all students and promote continuous organizational improvement
  • Integrating theory and practice through authentic, performance-based field activities

Students are required to complete 36 hours of coursework. The Capstone course is the final course taken and requires that all other courses are successfully completed to enroll. Courses are tightly integrated and focused on application-based curriculum. This program can be completed in as little as 20 months.

This program requires Live Text .

“I think the thought is that online sort of divorces you from a community of learners it doesn’t. You just connect with them in different ways.” Russell Stokes, MSE Educational Leadership. Read more

As licensure requirements may change without notice, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the requirements for licensure in his/her state as it applies to the participation in an out-of-state degree program.

Online Course Listing

Core Courses

Introduction to Statistics and Research Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on introductory statistical treatments, interpretation of research data, and methods and techniques of research.

Philosophies of Education Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on various educational philosophies with emphasis on implications of their tenets on educational theory and practice.

Ethical Leadership Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Presents an overview of educational administration for practitioners within the context of ethical and professional behavior.

School Law Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on constitutional and statutory provisions and court decisions regarding the legal aspects of education.

School and Community Relations Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on concepts, programs, and procedures for establishing and maintaining positive relations between the school, its constituents, and related agencies.

Planning and Resource Allocation Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Addresses planning and resource allocation in public schools with special attention given to site-based management.

Theories of Instruction Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on learning theories and various models of teaching.

Supervision and Evaluation of Teaching Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Combines attributes of supervising teaching with the formal aspects of teacher evaluation via emphasis on adult development, clinical supervision, and evaluation processes and models extant in public schools.

Administration and Supervision of Special Education Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Provides an in-depth study of and an exploration into the administrative processes of special education.

Curriculum Management Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on perspectives, skills, and processes necessary for managing curriculum and formalizing the curriculum decision-making process.

Supervised Internship Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Focuses on authentic problems and activities that require candidates to demonstrate leadership skills and practices integral to school leadership. The internship must be completed during the semester in which a candidate completes the degree.

Specialization Course

Take one of the following three curriculum courses.

Elementary School Curriculum Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Emphasizes the selection and organization of content, selection of instructional materials and activities, factors affecting curriculum revision, and current curricular issues in the modern elementary school.

Middle School Curriculum Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Emphasizes the selection and organization of content, selection of instructional materials and activities, factors affecting curriculum revision, and current curricular issues in the modern middle school.

Secondary School Curriculum Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Emphasizes the selection and organization of content, selection of instructional materials and activities, factors affecting curriculum revision, and current curricular issues in the modern secondary school.

Course for Those Seeking Arkansas Licensure

Applicants seeking an Arkansas teaching license by reciprocity who hold a valid license from another state in Childhood (P-4), Elementary Education (K-6), Middle Childhood (4-8), or Secondary Social Studies (7-12) must meet an Arkansas History requirement by documentation of the successful completion of three (3) college credit-hours in Arkansas History at an accredited college or university OR a 45-hour professional development piece in Arkansas History through Arkansas IDEAS. Applicants holding a valid license in areas other the four mentioned above do not have to meet the Arkansas History requirement. HIST 3083 History of Arkansas (offered in summer terms only) meets the Arkansas history requirement.‚Äč

Seminar in Arkansas Studies Duration: 7 weeks | Credit Hours: 3 | $864.00

Intensive research seminar covering various aspects of Arkansas history.


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