Programs of Study

Master of Education in Instructional Leadership (Aspiring Licensure Candidates)

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

Semester I    
M.Ed. 5150 Instructional Leadership 3
M.Ed. 5171 Practicum: Instructional Leadership 3
Semester II    
M.Ed. 5398 Evaluation for Effective Teaching 3
M.Ed. 5175 Practicum: Evaluation for Effective Teaching 3
Semester III    
M.Ed. 5378 Professional Learning & Growth 3
M.Ed. 5178 Practicum: Professional Learning & Growth 3
Semester IV    
M.Ed. 5406 Assessment for Leadership 3
M.Ed. 5176 Practicum: Assessment for Leadership 3
Semester V    
M.Ed. 5161 Community and School Resource Management 3
M.Ed. 5174 Practicum: Community and School Resource Management 3
  Total Credit Hours 30

 

Licensure-Only Option for Aspiring School Leaders

Candidates who have already obtained a Master’s degree in Education and wish to pursue “Licensure-only” can complete 18 minimum hours of the M.Ed. program, following a course of study designed with an advisor. Candidates must also pass the SLLA Praxis exam in order to be recommended for the Instructional Leadership License - Beginning (ILL-B).  Licensure only candidates will be required to meet the same admission requirements and criteria as degree-seeking candidates. These requirements are set by the TN State Department of Education (SDE) and are required for all leadership candidates.

Master of Education in Instructional Coaching and Teacher Leadership (Non-Licensure)

The following course of study is specifically designed for practicing teachers who aspire to greater leadership in their schools, but who are not seeking the principalship. 

Course Number
 

Course Name
 

Credits
 

Semester I    
M.Ed. 5150 Instructional Leadership 3
M.Ed. 5396 Evaluation and Remediation of Mathematics 3
Semester II    
M.Ed. 5399 Instructional Coaching 3
M.Ed. 5398 Evaluation of Effective Teaching 3
Semester III    
M.Ed. 5378 Professional Growth & Learning 3
M.Ed. 5178 Practicum: Professional Growth & Learning 3
Semester IV    
M.Ed. 5406 Assessment for Leadership 3
M.Ed. 5176 Practicum: Assessment for Leadership 3
Semester V    
M.Ed. 5397 Advanced Data Analysis 3
M.Ed. 5221 Evaluation and Remediation of Reading Problems 3
  Total Credit Hours 30