The Master of Education in Leadership and Learning offers three (3) degree concentrations:

  • Educational Leadership  (EL)
  • Instructional Leadership and Organizational Development (ILOD)
  • Sport Management and Leadership (SML)

 


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS



Refer to Graduate Programs- M.Ed. Admission in the Admission section of this catalog.

TUITION
Fall, Spring and Summer semesters - $467 (per semester hour) 

 


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS



The M.Ed. Program in Leadership and Learning consists of a minimum of 34 credit hours of graduate work. This work must meet the following requirements:

  • Transfer credit is not permitted towards the Leadership and Learning Degree.
  • A cumulative academic average of “B” must be maintained in all coursework. Grades below “C” are not credited towards the completion of the degree.
  • Students whose academic grade point average (GPA) falls below 3.0 will be placed on academic probation for one semester. (Note: A student who receives a grade of "F" in any course will be dismissed from the program.) During the semester of probation, the student must raise his /her GPA to 3.0 or higher or s/he will be dismissed from the program. Students cannot be on academic probation status more than one time during the program.
  • A student who earns a grade of "F" can not continue in the Leadership and Learning degree program. Any student who earns a grade of "F" will be dismissed from the program. 
  • Program must be completed within three years. If a student cannot finish with his/her cohort, he/she must seek and receive  permission from the program director to follow an altered program of study in order to graduate.
  • EL Concentration only: Students must successfully pass all sections of the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE) within two (2) years of the start of the program to be awarded the M.Ed. degree.
  • Each concentration requires completion of a portfolio.
  • Each concentration requires completion of a capstone experience.  

*NOTE: Prospective Leadership and Learning students are required to complete an interview with the Leadership and Learning program director prior to full and final acceptance into the program.

Program of Study (POS) - Program concentrations consist of a combination of modular and stand-alone courses comprising 34 credits.

 


EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP (EL)


This concentration is for aspiring K-12 Assistant Principals or administrators seeking Level I Certification as recognized by the Florida Department of Education. This concentration requires successful completion of the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE) to complete the M.Ed. degree. Students must show proof of having completed a three credit survey course in ESOL or proof of having completed 60 credits of in-district ESOL training in order to graduate.

Required Courses

Code Course Credit
EDU 502  Practical Applications                            6
            

 

 

Core Curriculum

Code Course Credit
EDL 544 Leadership and Learning I: Self-Assessment and
Interpersonal Development 
 4
EDL 548 Leadership and Learning II: Organizational Behavior/
Change Management 
 4
EDL 549 Leadership and Learning III: Data-driven
Decision Making 
 4
EDL 554 Leadership and Learning IV: Ethical Decision Making   4
EDL 557 Leadership and Learning V: Leading Instruction
(EL Concentration only)
 6
EDL 543 Educational Research and Evaluation   3
EDL 553 Educational Leadership Practicum   3

 

 Total:

34



INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (ILOD)



The M.Ed. in Leadership and Organizational Development (ILOD) concentration was designed by Jacksonville University to meet the growing demand for professional development of the practicing and prospective leaders, managers and other executives, for the 21st-century. The Master’s degree concentration is designed to meet the needs of students with interests both within and outside the traditional public school arena, and will include general education theory and practice, education administration, and community-based programs. The concentration is geared towards improving the knowledge and understanding of the participants, by relating leadership theory and best practices in leadership to their own contexts and situations.

Required Courses

Code Course Credit
EDL 560 Instruction and Evaluation  3
EDL 546 School Curriculum  3
 

 

 

Core Curriculum

Code Course Credit
EDL 544 Leadership and Learning I: Self-Assessment and
Interpersonal Development 
 4
EDL 548

Leadership and Learning II: Organizational
Behavior/Change Management 

 4
EDL 549 Leadership and Learning III: Data-driven
Decision Making
 4
EDL 554 Leadership and Learning IV: Ethical
Decision Making 
 4
EDL 543 Educational Research and Evaluation   3
EDL 547 Grant Writing and Resource Development   3
EDL 558 Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Leadership
and Learning 
 3
EDL 559 Leadership Capstone   3

 Total:

 34

SPORT MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP (SML)



The M.Ed. in Leadership and Learning (SML) concentration was designed by Jacksonville University to meet the growing demand in the sports management industry. The sports management industry is the eleventh largest in the United States, generating over $213 billion per year. It is a growing and diverse field, incorporation multiple sectors including public and private organizations, professional teams, media and entertainment agencies, and facilities and event operations.

The M.Ed. degree in Sport Management and Leadership allows current sport management practitioners to develop graduate level leadership and management skills.

Required Courses

Code Course Credit
EDL 561 Sport Management  3

EDL 562

Sport Marketing   3

 

Core Curriculum

Code Course Credit
EDL 544  Leadership and Learning I:  Self-Assessment
and Interpersonal Development 
 4
EDL 548  Leadership and Learning II: Organizational
Behavior /Change Management
 4
EDL 549  Leadership and Learning III: Data-driven
Decision Making  
 4
EDL 554  Leadership and Learning IV: Ethical
Decision Making 
 4
EDL 543  Educational Research and Evaluation   3
EDL 547  Grant Writing and Resource Development  3
EDL 558 

Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Leadership
and Learning 

 3
EDL 559  Leadership Capstone   3
 

 Total:

 34

 

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