2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Educational Leadership


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GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Education—School Administration and Supervision
Master of Science—Student Affairs and Higher Education
Post-Master’s, Non-Degree Principal Licensing Program
Non-Degree License Program, Director of Career and Technical Education
Non-Degree License Program, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Non-Degree License Program, Director of Exceptional Needs
Educational Specialist—School Administration
Doctor of Philosophy—Educational Administration with Specialization in School Administration or Leadership in Higher Education

Department of Educational Leadership
University Hall, room 211G
Phone: 812-237-2900
Fax: 812-237-8041
E-mail: edlr@indstate.edu
Web site: http://indstate.edu/education/edlr

Department Chairperson: Dr. Mary Howard-Hamilton

The Department of Educational Leadership (EDLR) prepares today’s practicing and promising educators to be tomorrow’s complete administrative professionals.

Facilities and Services

Depending upon the program, practicum, research, and internship experiences are available in many different settings within the University.  Supervised administrative experiences also occur in off-campus locations such as colleges and universities, public schools and districts, and private schools.

SCHOOL AND DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Education—School Administration & Supervision (Building Level Administrators)
Post-Master’s, Non-Degree Principal Licensing Program
Non-Degree License Program, Director of Career and Technical Education
Non-Degree License Program, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Non-Degree License Program, Director of Exceptional Needs
Educational Specialist—School Administration (K-12 District Level Administrators)
Doctor of Philosophy—Education Administration (K-12 District Level Administrators)

Website: http://indstate.edu/education/edlr/k-12-building-and-district-administration-programs

Our K-12 administrator programs are designed to prepare future leaders and administrators in the public and private school systems.  Program graduates qualify for licensure and professional positions in a variety of public and private school administration settings such as building principals, district superintendents, and directors of curriculum and instruction, exceptional needs, and career and technical education.  In addition to pursuing advanced degrees, graduate students and practicing professionals may take department courses as part of a licensure, renewal, or personal professional development program. Graduate programs holding national accreditation include the master of education degree in school administration and supervision and the educational specialist degree in school administration, which have been accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).  The master’s degree in school administration and supervision leads to license eligibility for building-level administrators in the state of Indiana.  The educational specialist and doctor of philosophy degrees in school administration/education administration lead to license eligibility for district-level administrators in the state of Indiana.  Further information about NCATE accreditation may be obtained from Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, 1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 223-0077.

Licensure Regulations

Interested individuals are encouraged to consult Education Student Services in the Bayh College of Education before pursuing a program intended to result in licensure.

Because of changes in educator licensing, up-to-date licensing information is not reflected in this Catalog. For questions, contact Education Student Services.

HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED

Master of Science—Student Affairs and Higher Education
Doctor of Philosophy—Educational Administration (Specializing in Leadership in Higher Education)

Website: http://indstate.edu/education/edlr/higher-education-programs

The higher education administration programs are designed to help students develop valuable professional skills that will be used in a college or university setting. Students in the master of science program in student affairs and higher education will learn to provide services and advisement to students and student groups. Students participate regularly in a broad array of practicum opportunities on the Indiana State University campus and at other local and regional institutions with which the SAHE program enjoys strong partnerships. Program graduates are able to secure professional positions in a variety of student affairs fields such as residential life, career services, volunteer programs, admissions, and new student transition programs, among others.

Students in the doctor of philosophy program in higher education leadership will follow a scholar/practitioner philosophy. The program stresses knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for leading institutions of higher education in the twenty-first century. It is designed primarily for professionals currently working in higher education setting who desire a quality educational experience that allows them to continue meeting work and family responsibilities. Graduates of the program are prepared for administrative leadership positions at public or private four-year colleges and universities, community colleges, technical schools, and for-profit postsecondary institutions.

 

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