2015-2016 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    May 31, 2023  
2015-2016 Graduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

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Upon completion of the M.Ed. or the postmaster's 18-credit program and 27 months of successful teaching, students are eligible for certification as Administrator I (Assistant in Administration, Supervisor in Central Administration, Supervisor in Instruction). All candidates for a degree or certificate are to take the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) or other assessment that may be required for certification as Administrator II (principal) by the Maryland State Department of Education. Students are strongly encouraged to have scores from this assessment forwarded to Loyola for data collection and program analysis and improvement.

Requirements for Major

Forty-two credits of required coursework must be completed. The following are required courses to be completed in three phases. Courses in each phase are prerequisites for courses in subsequent phases. Courses within each phase may be taken in any order. Phase I courses should be taken early in the program.


The programs in educational leadership qualifying for state certification have been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education and meet both state and national standards.

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