M.Ed. Educational Leadership (P-12)

Georgia Southern University’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Leadership Graduate Degree Program is designed to prepare Educational Leadership (EDLD) candidates for entry-level P-12 school leadership positions.  The M.Ed. Program is a 36 graduate credit hour program administered through twelve required courses. Embedded in the Leadership Professional Core, the Teacher-Leader Core, and the Supervised Field Experience are a total of 250 clinical practice and field experience hours, which are guided cooperatively by the University and the school/district partner. The curriculum is based on an inquiry approach that emphasizes foundation knowledge and skills, including research skills applicable to a multitude of education topics and issues, and is intended to enhance current and future educational leaders’ knowledge, skills, and dispositions.

The program is open to P-12 educators currently holding school-level positions below the principal and district positions that do not supervise principals.In addition, this program leads to leadership certification at the Tier I level, which is administered by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) under its two-tiered Educational Leadership Preparation rule (Rule 505-3-.77).  For more information regarding the Tier One Certification Only Non Degree program click here. 




Last updated: 5/31/2017

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