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LSU Shreveport's online Master of Education in Educational Leadership gives students the skills and expertise to engage in leadership opportunities beyond the classroom and help improve their community, school, and student's lives. The curriculum focuses on essential aspects of educational leadership, including schoolwide planning, technology implementation, management logistics, and a study of the appropriation and allocation of public financial resources for education. Course work aligns with national and state standards: the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards, the Standards for School Principals in Louisiana (SSPL), and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL).
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This program meets rigorous national standards set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
An exceptional education experience at an affordable price.
Designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals.
Qualified applicants in certain programs may meet the requirements for the TEACH Grant.
The MEd Educational Leadership online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition. All fees are included in the total tuition.
Total credit hours per program: 34 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $374
Total cost with fees: $12,696.96*
*Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.
To complete the MEd Educational Leadership online degree program, students must complete the following courses (34 credit hours), including an internship. EDL 716 Internship in Educational Leadership is taken four times during the completion of the program. EDL 716 is a one-hour credit course.
Students must complete the following courses.
|Foundation: 11 courses||Credit Hours|
|EDL 740: Introduction to Graduate Research||3|
|EDL 701: Leading with Vision||3|
|ED 785: Technology Leadership in Schools||3|
|EDL 700: Creating a Professional Learning Community||3|
|EDL 702: Legal & Ethical Issues in Education||3|
|EDL 707: Utilizing Data for School Improvement||3|
|EDL 710: Leading Instruction and Assessment||3|
|EDL 711: Funding Public Education||3|
|EDL 712: Facilitating Human Resource Development and Empowerment||3|
|EDL 713: Mobilizing the Community||3|
|EDL 716: Internship in Educational Leadership (4 Times)||1|
|Total Required Credit Hours||34|
Take the first step toward earning your degree and reaching a new milestone in your education. We've simplified the process so you can get started quickly and easily. Students interested in the MEd Educational Leadership online program must meet the following requirements for admission.
Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115
Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to email@example.com.
**This degree does not lead to any additional certification, if the graduate does not already possess a teaching certificate.
To be considered for admission to any of our graduate programs, students must first meet the LSUS Graduate School admission requirements.
Graduate School Admission:
Unconditional Admission: For unconditional admission to graduate study, students must be in satisfactory standing at the last institution attended and meet all admission requirements of a degree program and one of the following:
Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university, OR
Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses.
A minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) is required on any graduate work attempted with no grades of D or F.
International applicants must meet regular admission requirements for their selected program. In addition, you may be required to submit additional information. Learn more about international admission requirements.
The teacher education programs at Louisiana State University Shreveport meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Students in our online MEd in Educational Leadership program will study relevant theories and practices in the field. Course work aligns with both national and state standards: the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards and the Standards for School Principals in Louisiana (SSPL).
In this program, you will learn:
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