The master's degree in Educational Leadership (EDLS) + Administrative Licensure program trains you for the demands of 21st century education. Educational leadership courses feature the most up-to-date content and instruction from prominent leaders in the field of educational administration.
During your educational leadership classes, you will acquire skills and capabilities in critical areas such as:
- School climate
- Professional ethics
- School safety
- School administration programs
Knowledge in these areas will provide you with skills and dispositions that other university programs simply don’t offer, making Ashland University's master's degree in Educational Leadership an innovative program that prepares you for a 21st century career in educational administration. Specific licensure courses and capstone activities during the educational leadership degree program will prepare you to pass the Ohio Assessment for Educators Educational Leadership test that is required for administrative licensure.
Save time and money. The number of hours required for an online master's in education and licensure has recently decreased, saving you time and money.
- Internship has decreased from six hours to four hours, although it will still be completed over a full academic year.
- Acquiring administrative licensure has decreased from nine to six hours.
Demonstrate your exact competencies: Classes are comprised of one-credit-hour modules grouped together in two- or three-credit-hour courses. These individual modules listed on your transcript allow for easy demonstration of the competencies you’ve acquired.
Flexible scheduling options: All program, capstone and licensure models are offered in a seven-week format, giving you more flexibility.
An updated curriculum: New program modules are aligned to key state and national professional standards such as Educational Leadership Constituent Council standards, Ohio Principal Standards, the Ohio Assessment for Educators Educational Leadership standards and more, preparing you to pass tests required for administrative licensure.