Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Educational Leadership, MEd


Program Coordinator: Dr. Shelia Brown, Dal 1, Room 317, Phone: 972-338-1145, Email: Shelia.Brown@untdallas.edu

 

Admission Procedures


1. Submit the following to Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate School Application for Admission (apply online at https://goapplytexas.org/))
  2. Graduate School General Application Form (https://laserfiche.untdallas.edu/Forms/Graduate_Application)
  3. Complete official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

2. Students seeking on-time registration need to submit the completed application packet by August 1 for Fall semester; December 1 for Spring semester; April 1 for Summer semester.

  1. Essay Form
  2. Code of Ethics Agreement
  3. Interview with the Program Coordinator or Educational Leadership faculty
  4. Teacher Service Record reflecting 2 credible years of teaching experience

 

Admission Standards


  • Applicants must have at least 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours of work prior to receiving the bachelor’s degree, or a 2.8 GPA on all undergraduate work, to be considered for unconditional admission to graduate studies at UNT Dallas. Applicants who have already completed a master’s degree must have at least a 3.4 GPA on the master’s degree.
    (Conditional admission may be granted to students who do not meet the above criteria; but on the basis of the strength of all of the other admission factors including the interview with the Program Coordinator. See catalog section regarding Conditional Admission of Students with Low Grade Point Average - GRAD PREP.)
  • Applicants must hold at least a bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants must hold at least a provisional teacher certificate.
  • Applicants must have at least two (2) years creditable teaching experience in K-12 public or private schools.

Degree plans are prepared prior to registration. After the student has completed the four core courses, the student may qualify for Leadership Practicum (EDLE 5500). Students completing the entire sequence of coursework will be eligible to take the TExES principal exam and be recommended for certification through the Texas Education Agency/State Board of Education Certification (SBEC). The University of North Texas at Dallas is an approved principal certification program of the Texas Education Agency.

 

Recommended Course Sequence for MEd in Educational Leadership, Traditional (Generalist)


(All courses are three credits unless otherwise noted.)
 

Major Courses


 

Practicum


The course below must be taken after core is completed.

Final Course


 

Recommended Course Sequence for MEd in Educational Leadership, Bilingual/ESL Concentration


(All courses are three credits unless otherwise noted.)

 

Principal Certification Courses


 

Concentration Courses


 

Practicum


The course below must be taken after core is completed.

Final Course


 

Recommended Course Sequence for MEd in Educational Leadership, STEM/CTE Concentration


(All courses are three credits unless otherwise noted.)

 

Principal Certification Courses


 

Concentration Courses


Practicum


The course below must be taken after core is completed.

Final Course


 

Note


  •   must be taken fall or spring semester prior to graduation.
  •   must be final course taken in the final semester. Students must apply in advance by the appropriate deadline as stated on the application. Students cannot take EDLE 5700 and EDLE 5500 in the same semester. The Practicum (EDLE 5500) must be taken prior to the final course (EDLE 5700) for students seeking principal certification.
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25. 

 

Total hours to complete degree: 30 semester credit hours