EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
K–12 ADMINISTRATION
PROGRAM OF STUDY
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is intended for those who wish to work in leadership positions and administrative careers in education. The M.Ed. program provides the theoretical and conceptual knowledge base required for principalship and for Florida Level I Educational Leadership certification. Courses required in the program address the eight competency domains specified by the Florida Department of Education and included in the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE). Admission to UCF and the graduate program, as well as careful planning with an academic advisor, are prerequisites to successful completion of the degree program. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline(s).
AREA A—FOUNDATIONS
(9 SEMESTER HOURS)
EDF 6481 Fundamentals of Graduate Research in Education—REQUIRED
EDF 6432 Measurement and Evaluation in Education—REQUIRED
Select one:
EDF 6155 Lifespan Human Development and Learning
EDF 6259 Learning Theories Applied to Classroom Instruction and Management
EDF 6517 Perspectives on Education
EDF 6608 Social Factors in American Education
EDF 6886 Muticultural Education
AREA B—EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP CORE
(24 SEMESTER HOURS)
EDA 6061 Organization and Administration of Schools
EDA 6232 Legal Aspects of School Operation
EDA 6240 Educational Financial Affairs
EDA 6260 Educational Systems Planning and Management
EDA 6931 Contemporary Issues in Educational Leadership
EDA 6946 Administrative Internship
EDS 6123 Educational Supervisory Practices I
EDS 6130 Educational Supervisory Practices II
AREA C—ELECTIVES
(6 SEMESTER HOURS)
Select two:
EDA 6300 Community School Administration
EDA 6502 Organization and Administration of Instructional Programs
EDG 6223 Curriculum Theory and Organization
EDG 6253 Curriculum Inquiry
•  All courses are three semester hours each.  •