College of Education2012-2013

Department of Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership - Principal K-12, Master of Education

This Master's degree is designed to prepare students to qualify to serve as school principals (K-12).

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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What Can I Do with a Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Principal K-12?

The Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, Principal K-12 emphasis is designed to prepare students to qualify to serve as a school principal at the K-12 level.


University Requirements

  • To receive a master’s degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject areas, consisting of at least 30 units of graduate-level courses. (Many master’s degree programs require more than 30 units.)

    You must additionally complete:

    • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
    • All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
    • All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.
    The full policy can be viewed here.

     

Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Candidates in this program are required to demonstrate content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and skills, and professional knowledge to be eligible to enter student teaching or internship placements. Content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge or skills are demonstrated through candidate performance on key assessments embedded in the following course(s):

Minimum Units for Completion 36
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Arizona Certification/Endorsement Prepares student for Arizona Certification and/or Endorsement.

Details

Additional Admission Requirements
  • Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Master's Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
     

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