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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

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The program in Educational Leadership is tailored to meet the certification needs of students in all educational leadership areas.

Educational Leaders must be certified by the state in which they work. Certification requirements may vary by state and educators must verify requirements with the certification officer in the state they are seeking certification. Students completing a Master of Education in Educational Leadership at UL Lafayette are prepared to seek these credentials.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements of the Graduate School, admission to the graduate program in Educational Leadership requires:

  1. Resume;
  2. Satisfactory completion of teacher induction program or similar program, and
  3. Valid teaching certificate.

Course Requirements

Students are admitted into cohorts that begin a two year program in the fall of each year. Students enroll in six hours of course credit each fall, spring and summer for a total of 36 hours. The courses include:


More information on the program, and applications for admissions, can be found on the University website and in the Office of Graduate Studies in Education.

Students interested in the Teacher Leader Endorsement should schedule the two courses that comprise the Teacher Leader Institute Program to satisfy that certification.

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