Educational Leadership: Educational Studies

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Master of Education: Educational Leadership: Educational Studies - Credits: 30 (program code: 0973) 

Program Description

The educational studies program is a concentration in the Master's of Education in Educational Leadership degree. The 30-credit program, which is designed to be a master's degree-completion program, includes two required core courses, a 12-credit focus area, and a 12-credit cognate area. Applicants must have completed at least 12 credits of prior graduate courses from a single graduate education program with a grade of B or better. Upon entry into the program, the student must identify their focus area, which includes at least 12 credits in a single graduate education program. The student will provide a philosophy statement and rationale to be approved by the coordinator. Students prepare a portfolio in the focus area for faculty review related to accreditation and program review. The cognate courses are graduate courses that may be in several different disciplines related to the student's interests or their chosen focus. The program does not lead to teacher certification. 

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100 percent online delivery)

Curriculum - Master of Education: Educational Leadership: Educational Studies 

Course Credits
ADP 664  Field Project/Leadership 3
ADP 673  Field Project/Research & Evaluation 3
Focus Area in Education 12
Cognate Courses 12
Total 30

Program Notes:

  • Program entry requirement: a grade of B or higher in at least 12 credits of prior graduate courses from a single graduate education program. 
  • Upon entry into the program, the student must identify their focus area, which includes at least 12 credits in a single graduate education program. The student will provide a philosophy statement and rationale to be approved by the coordinator.
  • Student prepares a portfolio in the focus area for faculty review related to accreditation and program review.
  • The cognate courses are graduate courses that may be in several different disciplines related to the student's interests or their chosen focus.
  • Students must seek permission of departments to take program specific courses.
  • This program does not lead to teacher certification.

Advisement

Students in the educational studies program receive academic and professional advisement from the program coordinator and program faculty. Each student is assigned to an academic adviser from the time they are accepted into the program of study. Advisers work with students to discuss, monitor and provide advisement as it relates to their program of study.

Program Website

https://www.calu.edu/academics/graduate/masters/education-online/educational-leadership-educational-studies/index.aspx 

For Additional Information

Email: calugo@calu.edu
Phone: 866-595-6348

Program Coordinator

Michael Perrotti, Ph.D. (Marywood University), M.S.Ed. (Wilkes University), B.S.Ed. (Mansfield University)

Webpage: https://www.calu.edu/inside/faculty-staff/profiles/michael-perrotti.aspx 
Email: mse@calu.edu
Phone: 724-938-4487

Program Faculty

Connie Monroe, Ph.D. (University of Dayton), M.A. (Regis University), Post baccalaureate Teaching Certificate (University of Texas at San Antonio), B.A. (Case Western Reserve University), Associate Professor

Keith Hepner, Ed.D. (University of Pittsburgh), M.Ed., B.S. (California University of Pennsylvania), Professor

Marcia Hoover, Ed.D. (West Virginia University), M.Ed., B.S. (California University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor

Joseph Zisk, Ed.D. (Temple University), M.S. (Drexel University), B.S., M.Ed. (California University of Pennsylvania), Professor

For faculty bios, visit: https://www.calu.edu/inside/faculty-staff/profiles/