Educational Leadership

The Program in Educational Leadership leading to a Master of Education Degree curriculum is 33 credits (11 classes). The Education faculty uses various course formats to help you learn, including case studies, lecture/discussion, group projects and simulation exercises to ensure what you gain in one course will reinforce and build on what you learn in others.

Students with any bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university are eligible for entry into the program.

Curriculum Requirements (33 Credits): 

COR 520 Ethics & Moral Leadership - 3 credits
MED 501 Standards-based Planning & Instruction - 3 credits
MED 518 Quantitative Research Methods - 3 credits
MED 520 Educators as Researchers (Pre-requisite: MED 518) - 3 credits
MED 540 Assessment & Evaluation in Today’s Schools - 3 credits
MED 550 Introduction to Educational Administration - 3 credits
MED 610 School Law & Social Advocacy - 3 credits
MED 611 School Finance - 3 credits
MED 650 Functions of School Supervision - 3 credits
MED 680 Research Seminar (Pre-requisite: MED 520) - 3 credits
MED XXX Elective (recommend MED 515 or MED 553) - 3 credits

Additional Requirements to add Principal Certification to Master of Education in Educational Leadership:
MED 515 Differentiated Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms - 3 credits
MED 553 The School Administrator - 3 credits
MED 685 Principal Internship - 3 credits

Fieldwork hours completed as follows:
MED 550 - 45 hours
MED 553 - 45 hours
MED 611 - 45 hours
MED 650 - 45 hours
MED 685 - 180 hours
Total Hours: 360

Contact Admissions:

610.796.5187


Academic Advisor

Sister Margaret Anne Dougherty, RSM, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Graduate Programs in Education

   610-796-5519
   margaret.dougherty@alvernia.edu

 


Admissions Staff


Kelly Burr, M.Ed
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Student Services
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   Phone: 610-796-8296
   Fax: 610-796-8367
   kelly.burr@alvernia.edu

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S. Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901
   570.385.2382
   cynthia.mensch@alvernia.edu

Dana Baker
Director of Philadelphia Center
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027
   215-635-4734
   dana.baker@alvernia.edu




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