Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Admission Requirements

Applicants must apply to and meet all criteria for admission to the ISU Graduate School. The applicant must also meet the following minimum SPEL admission requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; usually that degree is in an education-related field
  • One year of professional experience
  • A letter of interest, stating the applicant's interest in the program
  • Current resume, including the names of and contact information for at least 2 professional references
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for all upper-division credits taken at the undergraduate level

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership requires a minimum of 30 credits.

Core Professional Studies9
EDUC 6601Research and Writing3
OLP 6621Theories of Adult Learning3
EDUC 6610Applied Educational Statistics3
General Leadership Studies15
EDLH 7730History and Philosophy of Higher Education3
EDLH 7731Law in Higher Education3
EDLH 6649Issues in Educational Leadership3
EDLP 7702Supervision and Empowerment3
EDLP 7703Leadership and Organizational Development3
Electives - Collaboratively determined by student & advisor6
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EDLC 7730The Modern Community College3
EDLH 6699Experimental Course (Theories of Student Affairs)3
EDLH 6699Experimental Course (Equity & Inclusion Theory)3
EDLH 6699Experimental Course (Student Development Theory)3
EDLH 7733Finance in Higher Education3