MEd in Education Leadership and Administration: Principal and Administrator Licensure
Developed for educators who are interested in pursuing licensure or certification as a principal or administrator, the MEd in Education Leadership and Administration: Principal and Administrator Licensure degree program prepares educators seeking to advance their professional careers. Candidates find coursework, including the internship, designed to augment their professional knowledge, skills, and aptitude.
The MEd in Education Leadership and Administration: Principal and Administrator Licensure 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: Develop knowledge and expertise in organizational management and accountability; Serve as a mentor; Understand education ethics and social responsibility; Learn how to evaluate technology to enhance the classroom experience; 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.