Coastal Carolina University

Spadoni College of Education

Master of Education in Educational Leadership (M.Ed.)


100 Chanticleer Drive E,

Conway, SC 29528

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership requires completion of 36 semester hours of graduate work. A minimum of 27 semester hours must be completed in the major. The remaining nine (9) credit hours are taken from the education core for graduate studies in the Spadoni College of Education. Students become part of a cohort that takes courses together in a prescribed sequence. The program uses a hybrid approach of face-to-face and online courses and is designed to be completed in two years of ongoing coursework. At the completion of the degree requirements and passing the Praxis II exam, graduates are eligible for certification as a school administrator in South Carolina.

I. EDUCATION CORE (9 credits)

EDUC 607 Research for Today's Schools (3)
EDUC 630 Advanced Study of Curriculum and Instruction (3)
EDUC 685 Strategies for Serving Diverse Learners (3)

II. MAJOR COURSES (27 credits)

EDAD 600 Introduction to Educational Leadership (3)
EDAD 635 School Personnel Administration (3)
EDAD 660 Supervision of Instruction (3)
EDAD 680 School and Community Relations (3)
EDAD 684 School Finance/Ethics (3)
EDAD 686 Legal Basis of Educational Org. & Administr. (3)
EDAD 689 School Principal (3)
EDAD 694 Elementary School Principal in Practice-Fall (3)
EDAD 695 Elementary School Principal in Practice-Spring (3)
EDAD 696 Secondary School Principal in Practice-Fall (3)
EDAD 697 Secondary School Principal in Practice-Spring (3)


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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