Online Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership
The Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Educational Leadership degree is designed to develop leaders in the educational community. Through this program, you focus on areas of learning that include designing curriculum, implementing research-based instructional strategies, using assessments for learning, and how to effectively motivate students and manage your classroom.
Within this master's degree, students focus on areas of learning that include:
- Developing dispositions, knowledge, and skills to become a building-level school leader and administrator
- Building learning communities that support the success of all students and promote continuous organizational improvement
- Integrating theory and practice through authentic, performance-based field activities
Students are required to complete 36 hours of coursework. The Capstone course is the final course taken and requires that all other courses are successfully completed to enroll. Courses are tightly integrated and focused on application-based curriculum. This program can be completed in as little as 20 months.
This program requires Live Text.
"I think the thought is that online sort of divorces you from a community of learners — it doesn't. You just connect with them in different ways."–Russell Stokes, MSE Educational Leadership. Read more
As licensure requirements may change without notice, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the requirements for licensure in his/her state as it applies to the participation in an out-of-state degree program.
Online Course Listing
Take one of the following three curriculum courses.
Course for Those Seeking Arkansas Licensure
Applicants seeking an Arkansas teaching license by reciprocity who hold a valid license from another state in Childhood (P-4), Elementary Education (K-6), Middle Childhood (4-8), or Secondary Social Studies (7-12) must meet an Arkansas History requirement by documentation of the successful completion of three (3) college credit-hours in Arkansas History at an accredited college or university OR a 45-hour professional development piece in Arkansas History through Arkansas IDEAS. Applicants holding a valid license in areas other the four mentioned above do not have to meet the Arkansas History requirement. HIST 3083 History of Arkansas (offered in summer terms only) meets the Arkansas history requirement.