Marquette University

Graduate School

Educational Policy and Leadership

Address:

PO Box 1881

Olin Engineering Center, 501

Milwaukee, WI 53201

United States

Phone:

(414) 288-7137

Fax:

(414) 288-1901

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Policy and Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The educational policy and leadership programs prepare graduate students to assume educational leadership roles in the areas of study provided by its programs and specializations. A distinctive characteristic of the programs are their commitment to the development of professionals as agents of critical inquiry and social justice. This is done through a systematic focus on the social, cultural, philosophical and historical contexts of education. The educational policy and leadership programs seek to apply the university goals of Christian commitment and scholarship to settings related to educational practice and policy, especially in public and private schools and institutions of higher education.

The master of education with a specialization in educational administration invites students to pursue the critical study of organizational leadership in K-12 schools and to assume leadership roles in those settings. The program prepares students for either the Wisconsin Director of Instruction license or the Wisconsin Principal license.

The master of education with a specialization in elementary education is designed for students with a bachelor's degree who wish to earn an initial Wisconsin elementary/middle (middle childhood/early adolescents - grades 1-8) teaching license. This licensure to master's program is aligned with the knowledge, skills and dispositions related to effective teaching and articulated in the Wisconsin State Teaching Standards for Licensure and Professional Development. Like Marquette's undergraduate teacher preparation program, this program prepares teachers to uphold the Jesuit traditions of care for the person, social justice, academic excellence, ethical behavior and service to the urban community.

The master of education with a specialization in secondary education is designed for students with a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, economics, English, a foreign language, history, mathematics, physics, political science, psychology or sociology who wish to earn an initial Wisconsin middle/secondary (early adolescence/adolescence - grades 6-12) teaching license. This licensure to master's program is aligned with the knowledge, skills and dispositions related to effective teaching and articulated in the Wisconsin State Teaching Standards for Licensure and Professional Development. Like Marquette's undergraduate teacher preparation program, this program prepares teachers to uphold the Jesuit traditions of care for the person, social justice, and academic excellence, ethical behavior and service to the urban community.

The master of education with a specialization in student affairs in higher education prepares students for careers in settings such as: academic advising, career development centers, student unions, international student services, multicultural affairs, orientation programs, residential living programs, admissions and student organizations. The program includes course work in leadership, counseling, educational psychology and higher education.

Accreditation:

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

International Student Requirements:

For International Applicants only: A TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 805 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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