Master of Arts in Education: Educational Leadership

This concentration provides the opportunity to prepare for positions as Supervisor, Vice Principal and Principal. This concentration leads to New Jersey State Supervisor of Instruction and/or Principal certification. Certification requires 3 years of teaching experience with a New Jersey teaching certificate. Principal and Vice Principal requires 5 years. 

Foundational Courses
GE-500Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
GE-502Psychological Foundations of Learning3
GE-505Directed Research in Education3
Required Courses
GE-510Principles of Curriculum Design and Development3
GE-511Principles and Problems of School Administration3
GE-512Assessment of Student Ability and Achievement3
GE-513Fundamentals of Elementary and Secondary Supervision3
GE-514School Finance3
GE-516School Law3
GE-528Internship: Administration and Supervision I 13
GE-529Internship: Administration and Supervision II 13
GE-555Computers in Curriculum Design Development and Evaluation3
or GE-570 Foundations of Reading Curriculum Design and Development
Total Credits36

 1    An internship of 150 hours is required for Administrator Certification, 300 hours for Principal, and 450 hours for Chief School Administrator.