Bellarmine University

Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education

Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Leadership & School Administration

Address:

2001 Newburg Road

Louisville, KY 40205

United States

Phone:

1-502-272-8401

Fax:

1-502-272-8004

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Leadership & School Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Do you have what it takes to be an education leader? The Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Leadership & School Administration is a principal-certification preparation program for educators who already hold a master’s degree in education. At Bellarmine, you’ll participate in a best-practice, research-based curriculum with practical field experience. With the theme “Educator as Reflective Learner,” our program places high priority on the development of educators ready to lead in an environment of high-stakes accountability and to face the challenges of 21st century schools. Reflective educators use their knowledge of content, practice and pedagogy; knowledge of the learner; skills in leadership and guiding the change process; and management of educational logistics and facilities to continually evaluate their effectiveness. Students engage in constant performance-based evaluation through course work and leadership field experiences and are expected to improve their ability to establish and guide their own personal and professional development.

Accreditation:

Bellarmine University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Inquiries related to this accreditation can be directed to: Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097. Phone 404-679-4500.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $325 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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