Master of Science in Educational Leadership

Program Description

The Master of Science in Educational Leadership (M.S.E.L) is a comprehensive multidisciplinary program designed to address many of the problems faced by school administrators.  The goal of the program is to provide a framework of leadership skills that prepares the program participants for the challenges to be faced by school administrators in the 21st century.  

Program Objectives

The objectives for the Master of Science in Educational Leadership are to assist and provide opportunities for students to develop

1.  Leadership skills in fostering a collegial relationship, problem solving, and effective communication with various constituents  at the school, district, state, and federal levels;

2.  An understanding of, adherence to, and promotion of the legal requirements, ethical standards, and professional obligations at the school, district, state, and federal levels;

3.  Leadership strategies for dealing with geographically, ethnically, and economically diverse populations;

4.  Effective and best practice techniques for the assessment and supervision of personnel;

5.  Effective and industry standard techniques for the assessment and supervision of programs;

6.  An understanding of and proficiency in financial management; and

7.  An understanding of and proficiency in resource management.  

Curriculum and Plan of Graduate Study

The Master of Science in Educational Leadership program consists of 33 semester hours of approved graduate credit.

 

Students will be required to take EDUC 5100 M.S.E.L.Introductory Seminar in the first semester of enrollment.


The Master of Science in Educational Leadership program schedule is designed with non-traditional students in mind. 

Class times and format include:

-Daytime
-Evening
-Weekend
-Hybrid

 

EDUC 5100 Introductory Seminar for Graduate Programs
EDUC 5203 Fund of Public School Administration
EDUC 5213 School Culture
EDUC 5223 Assessment of Personnel and Programs
EDUC 5233 Supervision of Curriculum and Instruction
EDUC 5243 Community and School Relations
EDUC 5253 Legal & Ethical Aspects of School Administration
EDUC 5263 Public School Finance & Accounting
EDUC 5283 Internship in School Administration
EDUC 5293 Resource Management
EDUC 5303

Research & Tech for School Administrators

(6 Semester hours of satisfactory Internship work)

 

Outcomes Assessment

Students will be required to successfully pass a mid- and final-program portfolio for completion of the graduate degree.   

 

Degree Conferment

The M.S.E.L will be awarded when the student has met all of the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 33 graduate hours listed on the plan of study with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above;
  2. Completion of "Application for Graduate Degree" form; and
  3. Completion of an Exit Survey and
  4. Completion of portfolio.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions

North Shepler, 2nd Floor
(580) 581-2289
(580) 581-2230
admissions@cameron.edu

Program Inquiries:

School of Business
Suzy Jouben
(580) 581-2271
kjouben@cameron.edu

School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Claudia Edwards
(580) 581-7929
cedwards@cameron.edu

Prospective Student Services

Ashley Del Ciello
North Shepler, 2nd Floor
(580) 581-5489
graduate@cameron.edu