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WLC College of Adult & Graduate Studies

College of Adult & Graduate Studies

Leadership and Innovation

This area of study is ideal for educators who aspire to be innovative leaders who advance student achievement; especially those seeking to become program directors, principals, deans of students, directors of instruction, or lead trainers.

Why Leadership and Innovation?

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  • Focus on proven and promising models of professional development, mentorship, and coaching;
  • Enrich the academic environment of your diverse learners;
  • Learn decision-making and policy implications impacting forward-thinking educational leaders;
  • Enhance your cognitive, analytical, and reflective thinking skills and entrepreneurial mindset.

Technology and leadership opportunities are integrated throughout the program and in a required practicum experience.

This 36 credit degree program can be completed in as little as two years and culminates with an action research project and creation of a portfolio. Students seeking initial teacher certification may need to complete additional coursework to meet state licensure requirements.

EDU 601 Education as a Change Agent in a Diverse Society 3
EDU 610 Advanced Educational Psychology 3
EDU 621 Curriculum Design and Technological Integration 3
EDU 622 Best Practices in High Performance Instructional Methodologies 3
EDU 682 Law and Ethics in Education Reform 3
EDU 684 Entrepreneurship in Education 3
EDU 689 Application of Business Principles in the Education Setting 3
EDU 691 Practicum: Administration in a Reform Setting 3
Electives (must choose one of *)
EDU 623 Coaching, Mentorship, and Instructional Leadership 3
EDU 624 Assessing and Evaluation for Academic Success 3
EDU 625 Professional Development and the Learning Community 3
EDU 651 Instructional Technology 3
EDU 652 Foundations of Online Learning 3
EDU 656 iPad in Education 3
EDU 658 Transforming Education with Google Apps 3
*EDU 681 Leadership, Change, and Collaboration 3
*EDU 683 Transformative Leadership in Administration and School Culture 3
EDU 690 Special Topics in Instructional Technology 3
EDU 692 Education Research Design 3
EDU 693 Capstone Project 3 or 6

Minimum Total: 36 credits

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