MEd in Education Leadership and Administration
Developed for licensed educators, the MEd in Education Leadership and Administration prepares educators seeking to advance their professional careers. Currently licensed educators find coursework, including capstone courses, designed to augment their professional knowledge, skills, and aptitude.
The MEd in Education Leadership and Administration aligns with the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC), Colorado Department of Education (CDE), and Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) professional standards. The CDE and CCHE recognize the high quality of JIU's MEd preparation degrees and have designated JIU as a state-approved program of teacher and principal/administrator preparation. For most states, graduating from an approved program of preparation is an important step toward achieving educator licensure or certification. In this program, you will: Learn how to manage strategically; Develop knowledge and expertise in organizational management and accountability; Learn how to evaluate technology to enhance the classroom experience; Increase your earning power and career options; And facilitate change and promote lifelong learning. 36 credit hours are required for graduation.
JIU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association.
Earned bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.5.