Students will complete 15 semester credit hours of required core curriculum and 15 semester credit hours of concentration-related curriculum. The proposed schedule is a guide and is subject to change based on curriculum modifications and faculty availability. See detailed course descriptions below.
To learn more about which courses would be taken for each concentration, review a sample of our curriculum.
This course offers an overview of legislative, executive, and judicial action pertaining to the education with a focus on: the rights of students;the rights of PreK-12 personnel; the responsibilities of school and state agency officials; due process hearings; gender equity and sexual harassment; race an international origin discrimination; legal problems of religious and private schools; search and seizure in schools; legal aspects of the formulation of policy in schools; complementary methods for examining legal issues in education; and recent developments in education law. This course also offers a survey of federal and state statutes, regulations, executive agency opinions, and published research with respect to the rights of students and personnel and corollary responsibilities of school and state agency officials, with a social justice approach. Additionally, this course examines a historical approach to meeting the needs of all students, embedded within the context of federal laws and policies. It also provides an overview of federal laws that mandate the success of students with varying social, emotional, and academic needs.
EDLD7050 Principal Internship I (1 credit) AND EDLD7051 Principal Internship II (2 credits). These two courses need to be taken concurrently.
A Master’s in Educational Leadership can lead to a variety of rewarding careers, which include:
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
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