Classes for the Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and related certificate
programs will include a concentration of study in school administration, instructional
leadership, school law, fiscal responsibility, the organization and management of
schools and internships. The programs are designed to prepare candidates for positions of leadership in varied
educational settings. Current issues and trends that are appropriate for twenty-first
century leaders will also be an inclusive part of the program. Courses will be offered
on a rotational basis.
The Master’s Degree Program and Principal Certification program are nationally recognized
by the Educational Leadership Constituency Council and are accredited through the
Texas State Board of Educator Certification.
Classes for the Master’s Degree in Counseling will include a concentration of study
in school, agency and rehabilitation counseling. The program is designed to prepare
candidates to serve as advocates, counselors and consultants to increase the options
of clients they serve, to serve as managers of resources, partnership builders, and
to assist clients in accomplishing their goals and in coping with societal demands
in varied settings.
All candidates will be appointed an academic advisor to assist in the development
of a degree plan. Continued consultation and advisement will insure successful completion
of the program.
All College of Education programs will focus on the use of online learning to build
the capacity of students and will provide a quality educational or certificate program
to individuals seeking either a Master’s Degree or certification in their respective
area. These programs will allow participants to pursue their degree, certification
and/or licensure through a rigorous program of standards-based technology and enhanced
online courses that are currently being offered only in the traditional classroom
setting. All curriculum materials created will be in alignment with state and national