The Master of Education in Leadership and Learning offers two (2) degree concentrations:

 

  • Educational Leadership  (EL)
  • Instructional Leadership and Organizational Development (ILOD)

 


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS



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

TUITION
Fall, Spring and Summer semesters - $500 (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.
  • A graduate student will be placed on Academic Probation at the conclusion of any semester in which the student’s cumulative GPA is less than a 3.0(B).  The student has the following one semester (or two courses) to raise the cumulative GPA to a 3.0.  A graduate student will be dismissed from the program if the student does not raise the cumulative GPA to a 3.0 within one semester (or two courses) of being placed on Academic Probation.  A graduate student placed on Academic Probation more than one time during the program will be dismissed from the program.  A graduate student earning one grade of “F” in any graduate course 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 543​ Introduction to Educational Research   3​
EDL 544 Self-Assessment and Interpersonal Development Module    4
EDL 548 Organizational Behavior and Change Management Module   4
EDL 549 Data-driven Decision-making Module   4
EDL 553​ Educational Leadership Practicum​  3​
EDL 554 Ethical Decision-making Module   4
EDL 557 Leading Instruction Module   6
(EL concentration only)
                                                                                                  Total:​  34



INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (ILOD)



The M.Ed. in Instructional 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 538​ Adult Learning​ ​ 3
EDL 547​ Grant Writing and Resource Development​  3​
​EDL 558 Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Leadership​  3​
​and Learning
​EDL 559 Leadership Capstone​  3​
EDL 560 Instruction and Evaluation  3
 

 

 

Core Curriculum

Code Course Credit
EDL 543​ Introduction to Educational Research   3​
EDL 544 Self-Assessment and Interpersonal Development Module   4
EDL 548​ Organizational Behavior and Change Management Module​  4​
EDL 549 Data-driven Decision-making Module   4
EDL 554 Ethical Decision-making Module   4
                                                                                              Total:​  34

 

 

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