|EDUU 600||Research and Evaluation Methods||
|EDUU 605||Democracy, Education and Social Change||
|EDUU 606||Seminar in Learning Theory||
|EDUU 607||Seminar in Comparative Education||
|EDUU 608||Seminar in the Social Foundations of Education||
|EDUU 609||Seminar in Curriculum Studies||
|Core Courses Subtotal||
MA in Education, Educational Leadership
This degree prepares students looking to take on leadership roles in education-related fields without pursuing a credential for public school administration. Alternative coursework specific to particular areas of interest customizes the program.
Educational Leadership Degree Overview
The Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership allows students to customize their programs, meeting their unique career goals through the selection of alternative coursework in related fields such as human resources, public administration, organizational leadership and business administration.
- Apply facilitative leadership skills to promote effective problem-solving and collaborative decision-making.
- Develop a theoretical research project utilizing one or more methodologies.
- Apply democratic principles to an authentic educational context.
- Analyze best practices of global educational systems.
- Utilize theories of learning and brain research to enhance teaching and student learning.
- Evaluate curriculum design as they relate to meeting the diverse needs of students.
- Analyze issues and make ethical decisions within an educational context.
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The MAELA program was beyond invaluable. So much of what I was asked to do was relatable to my job. The people affiliated with the program know what works in education.
The MAELA program was rigorous, but the professors and staff were incredibly supportive, flexible and helpful as we moved throughout our 20 months together. I have graduated my program with the confidence to go out into the world of education and be a knowledgeable educational leader.
My academic advisor was a great support system. He was my advisor throughout my program and he took the time to learn about me personally so we could make the best schedule to accommodate my life.
Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
- Completed application
- Current Resume
- Letter of intent
- GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the candidate in an academic setting
- Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
For information about exam/test score requirements, please reference the University of Massachusetts Global Catalog
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Master of Arts in Education MAE Program Curriculum
Prerequisite: Candidates must complete 9 required credits and will select one, 3 credit elective from 500 or 600-level EDCI or EDUU courses or by taking one, 3 credit course from the following related disciplines; human resources, public administration, organizational leadership, or business administration. EDAD courses will not be accepted as emphasis courses for this program. Courses completed as part of a general or special education credential program will also not be accepted as fulfilling the 12 credit emphasis area.
Course List Code Title Credits EDUU 614 Creating a Shared Vision in Educational Organizations 3 EDUU 616 Leading Change in Educational Organizations 3 EDUU 615 Engaging Stakeholders in Educational Organizations 3 Emphasis area elective course 3 Select one course as described above Total Credits 12
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