Master's Degree Programs
MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATION AND HEALTH SCIENCES IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Students may earn a master of science degree in Educational Leadership (M.S.E.) by successfully completing 30 semester hours of required coursework. The curriculum covers topics such as the following:
- educational leadership
- supervision and professional development
- instructional leadership
- school law
- community relations
- leadership in diverse communities
- school finance
The Educational Leadership program serves as a stepping-stone to obtaining a principal license or a curriculum, instruction and professional development (CIPD) license. The principal license may be earned by completing 12 additional semester hours and providing evidence of two years of teaching experience under a standard teaching certificate. A student who has earned a principal license may choose to pursue a superintendent license.
MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATION AND HEALTH SCIENCES IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP WITH A CATHOLIC SCHOOL LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION
The University of Dayton also offers a summer program for Catholic school educators on the main campus and online that prepares individuals to work as effective Catholic school leaders and administrators, meet state licensure requirements and accommodate individual goals. These students earn a master's degree in Educational Leadership (M.S.E.) with a Catholic School Leadership Concentration.
We also understand the particular financial burden of graduate education on educators in Catholic schools. Teachers and administrators employed full time by a Catholic school or diocese are eligible for a scholarship for 50 percent of their tuition costs while they pursue the online M.S.E. in Educational Leadership with a Catholic School Leadership Concentration.
Tuition scholarships are available to teachers and administrators working full time in Catholic schools or diocesan offices and enrolled in online courses only.
Email Janice Keivel for more information.
EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST DEGREE
Students who have completed a