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Master Degree in Education
Educational Leadership

The M.Ed. is offered with emphasis in Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, Reading, Science Education, and Special Education. The Master of Education programs extend and develop classroom skills and abilities of practicing teachers in elementary and secondary education. Applicants to the Master of Education program must have a Bachelor of Education degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution, and/or a current teaching certificate.

For programs which include an internship or practicum a supervision fee will be assessed to help defray the cost of the supervisor’s travel. Program assessment plans and student learning outcomes are posted on the Provost website.

The M.Ed. Educational Leadership program is a cohort program designed to prepare candidates to become school administrators in Alaska. The program prepares candidates for the challenges and opportunities inherent in assuming roles as educational leaders in public schools. The program is specifically targeted at preparing administrators for the rural school districts in the state.

The M.Ed. program in Educational Leadership is designed to provide candidates the opportunity to begin the program in one summer session and complete it in the next. In addition, candidates will be expected to complete courses and School of Education approved internship during the school year. Summer courses will be held on the Juneau campus of the University of Alaska Southeast. Fall and spring courses will be delivered through technology.

Application Requirements

For application requirements please visit the School of Education website.

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours36
Major Requirements
EDS627Educational Research3
EDS637Introduction to Educational Leadership9
EDS638Curriculum and Instruction Leadership I3
EDS639Curriculum and Instruction Leadership II3
EDS690Educational Leadership II9
EDS691Internship in Educational Leadership I, II6
EDS698Master's Research Project or Portfolio3

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