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Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration

Curriculum

Students enrolled Fall 2021 or after.


Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

To earn a preliminary admin credential, you must complete the 22 units below.

M.A. in Educational Leadership and Administration

To earn a master's in educational leadership and administration, you must complete all 30 units below.

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Semester 1

Table Data
Course Number Course Title Units
EAD 261 School Leadership for Equity and Improvement 5 units
EAD 271 Leadership Seminar and Fieldwork 1 1 units
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Course Number Course Title Units
ERE 153* Educational Statistics                                  3 units

*Prerequisite couse, also available in summer or winter session.

Semester 2

Table Data
Course Number Course Title Units
EAD 262 Communities of Practice for Student
Learning and Wellbeing
6 units
EAD 272 Leadership Seminar and Fieldwork 2 2 units
Table Data
Course Number Course Title Units
ERE 244 Mixed Methods Research in Diverse Classrooms 4 units

Semester 3

Table Data
Course Number Course Title Units
EAD 263 Professional Learning for Teacher Growth 4 units
EAD 273 Site-Based Leadership and Fieldwork 3 4 units
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Course Number Course Title Units

EAD 298

or

EAD 299

Research Project

or

Thesis                                                    

4 units

 

4 units

 

Total 22 Units

Total Combined 30 Units


Students enrolled before Fall 2021

Curriculum
Semester Course Number Course Title Units
Semester - 1  EAD 261 Introduction to Educational Administration 3 units
EAD 272 Advanced Curriculum Design and Delivery 4 units
EAD 276 Instructional Assessment and Analysis 3 units
Semester - 2

EAD 262 Educational Leadership 3 units
EAD 274 Instructional Systems and Leadership for Equity 3 units
ERE 220* Research in Education 3 units
Semester - 3

EAD 263 Seminar in Instructional Supervision 4 units
EAD 269 Site-based Leadership 4 units
Culminating Master’s Experience Options*
  • EAD 298/Project 
  • EAD 299/Thesis
  • ERE 244: Mixed Methods Research in Diverse Classrooms + Comprehensive Exam
4 units
    Total 31 Units

   

Note:

  • *Required courses for Master's Degree option.
  • 4-unit courses require more time for embedded field experience/performance tasks.
  • ERE 153 or approved equivalent is a prerequisite for ERE 220 and ERE 244. ERE 153 is not a program requirement, however it is a prerequisite.

Coursework and course-embedded fieldwork experiences in partnership school districts are based on standards adopted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC): California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPEs) and California Administrator Content Expectations (CACEs).