Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

EDAD 5301Leadership for Learning3
EDAD 5302Contexts for Sch Reform3
EDAD 5303Ldshp in Diverse Context3
EDAD 5304Sch Operations, Mgmt, Tech3
EDAD 5305Knowledge Sch Improve3
EDAD 5306Change Leadership3
EDUC 5101Critical Understanding of Social Science Research3
URBE 5401Policy and Practice in Urban Education3
URBE 5516School-Community Partnerships in Urban Settings3
URBE 5611Reforming City Schools3
Total Credit Hours30

Concentration in Principal Leadership

The optional 6-credit concentration in Principal Leadership provides students with the necessary coursework needed to apply for Pennsylvania Principal Certification:

EDAD 5307Clin Exp in Sch Ldship3
EDAD 5308Clinical Experiences in School Leadership 23
Total Credit Hours6

Culminating Events: Successful completion of coursework is required to earn the Urban School Leadership M.Ed.

Clearance Requirements

If you are pursuing the Principal Leadership concentration, you must submit updated child abuse, criminal and drug clearances every year. Learn more about submitting clearance requirements.