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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies


 



 



Educational Leadership Administration (P-12 Grade) Concentration



 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

 


The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership provides students with the educational tools necessary to provide leadership in P-12 educational institutions. The 36-hour master’s degree program assists students in understanding the unique problems and expertise associated with effective personnel, instruction, and managerial processes needed to lead P-12 educational institutions.  Many faculty members are former teachers and administrators and bring their real-world experience and practical knowledge to the classroom. This program is designed to meet the Texas Principalship Certification Requirements.


 

 

 


WHY CHOOSE UTSA?


 

  • Our students expand their personal professional networks by working alongside other dedicated educators.
  • Our program offers two free workshops and a study guide for students to prepare for the TExES Principal Exam.
  • Our program provides both ILD and PDAS Certification.
  • Our program partners with administrators at local school districts to offer a Resume and Interview Workshop to prepare students for job applications.
  • Our faculty is closely connected with local school districts, superintendents, and principals.
  • The ELPS department has a diverse and experienced faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their research, service, and teaching. 

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 


Graduates can find career opportunities such as: assistant principal, principal, district level curriculum coordinator and leader, assistant and deputy superintendent, superintendent (with superintendent certification), and other central office administrative positions. 


 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


 

  • A baccalaureate degree
  • A 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework
  • Be in good standing at the last institution attended
  • Submission of a resume 

 

 


CONTACT US



Elisha Reynolds     210.458.6620    MB 3.480

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on this degree or would like us to contact you.

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Higher Education Administration (College & University) Concentration



 

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


This graduate program is designed for students who have an interest in obtaining or advancing in staff and administrative positions at higher education organizations that support student development and success. The 36 hour program prepares students to recognize and tackle the unique and various problems within colleges and universities. Students explore multicultural issues, college student development, higher education law, evaluation and assessment, organizational culture, and P-20 school-university collaboration. Our curriculum connects theory to practice by integrating classroom-based academic learning and field-based experiential learning. 


 


 


WHY CHOOSE UTSA?


 

  • Our students expand their personal professional networks by working alongside other dedicated administrators and student affairs professionals.
  • Our department partners with offices in and outside of UTSA to connect students with  graduate assistantships and other employment opportunities while completing their degree. 
  • The program provides a field-based internship to broaden students’ knowledge and  professional experience with higher education systems.
  • The ELPS department has a diverse and experienced faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their research, service and teaching.

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 


Graduates of this program have a wide range of career opportunities such as: assistant director of student relations, resident director, academic advisor, program manager, student development specialist, financial aid advisor, and other higher education administration positions in universities and community colleges. 


 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


 

 

  • A baccalaureate degree
  • A 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework
  • Be in good standing at the last institution attended
  • Submission of a resume with evidence of at least one year of experience in higher education administration
  • A statement of purpose of one to two pages is required that provides:

 

(1) the applicant’s reasons for pursuing a degree with a concentration in higher education administration

(2) A biographical sketch of the applicant’s experiences relevant to higher education administration, and 

(3) Career plans after obtaining a master’s degree with a concentration in higher education administration.


 

 


CONTACT US



Elisha Reynolds     210.458.6620    MB 3.480

Request More InformationClick Here If you would like more information
on this degree or would like us to contact you.

 Fact Sheet

  Grad Catalog

  Apply Now!

  


 

 


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