Program Highlights & Benefits
100% online cohorts
Can be obtained in as little as five semesters
One course completed every eight weeks
Prepare for leadership roles in PreK-12 schools and districts
Post-master’s administrative license program for:
This license-only program is built for Tennessee teachers seeking leadership roles in PreK-12 schools, and already holding an advanced degree. At least two years of licensed TN teaching experience in a PreK-12 classroom is required, along with present employment in a Tennessee school. Students complete a subset of MEd in Educational Leadership coursework, and not a full Master of Education degree.
- Pass the School Leaders Licensure Assessment Praxis Exam
- Develop extensive knowledge of governance and change within educational and other societal institutions
- Foster and maintain relationships within the school, and with the district, parents, and community members to support student achievement
- Complete coursework regarding School Management, Financial Planning, and Leadership Foundations
Formatting to Accommodate the Busy Lifestyles of Educators:
Students in our online cohorts take all courses for the degree in a completely online format. These courses do not include face-to-face class meetings; students log-in regularly to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and engage in group activities. During the Fall and Spring terms, students finish one course every 8 weeks. During the summertime, students complete up to four courses. All courses taken in the Summer are online. Following this schedule, candidates complete the degree in approximately 18 months.
Graduates are eligible to market themselves for leadership roles in PreK-12 schools and districts.
|EDUC 638*||Foundations of Leadership||3|
|EDUC 561||Effective Home, School, and Community Relations||3|
|EDUC 672*||Evaluation for Continuous Improvement||3|
|EDUC 673*||Management of the School||3|
|EDUC 674*||Professional Learning Community||3|
|EDUC 630||Educational Research||3|
|EDUC 670*||Legal and Ethical Issues||3|
Techniques for Inclusion
|EDUC 635||Integrating Research and Learning||3|
|EDUC 527*||School Safety and Security||3|
|EDUC 671||Curriculum & Instructional Strategies||3|
|Total for Degree:||36|
The program requirements listed above are tentative and are subject to change. This is not an official class schedule.
Courses with an asterisk are the 21 credits required towards Principal Licensure.