Master of Education in Educational Leadership Learning Objectives
Students who have completed the Master of Education in Educational Leadership will be able to:
- Explain the processes, practices, and purposes of leadership and distinguish effective leadership qualities, styles, and skills.
- Describe the processes for assessing training and development needs, the different approaches in designing development programs, and how to evaluate the success of training and development.
- Differentiate the major theories and perspectives used to examine organizational communication and the key strategies for effective communication within and between organizations.
Educational Strategies Track:
- Integrate effective collaboration skills, analyze group dynamics, and implement effective communication strategies.
- Assess the basic legal structure within which schools function and the key strategies and techniques used by educational leaders in avoiding and reducing legal claims.
- Adapt the tools necessary to plan, design, and develop a school curriculum and how to use assessment data to improve instruction and student achievement.
Higher Education Leadership Track:
- Explain the organizational structure and governance of higher education institutions and the roles and functions of the administrative offices.
- Identify state and federal laws relating to higher education and assess how the laws influence institutional policy and practices.
- Assess the sources of revenue for both public and private higher education institutions, in addition to factors that impact budgetary decisions.