The online Master of Education in Educational Leadership degree program prepares the individuals who will serve as educational leaders in K-12 schools, community/technical colleges, four-year colleges and universities, and other organizations/agencies that offer educational programs and services. The purpose of the Student Personnel Leadership concentration is to respond to the ever-increasing need for providing new leaders and improving skills of existing leadership in entry to mid-level staff in two- and four-year institutions of higher education.
The program is approved by the Tennessee Department of Education. Programs leading to licensure are also approved by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Student programs are individually designed to develop educational leaders through the study and practical application of educational foundations, theory, research, and field work.
The purpose of the School Administration and Leadership concentration is the development of principals, assistant principals, and school district office leaders. It leads to Instructional Leadership Licensure - Beginning (ILL-B) from the Tennessee Department of Education.
Applicants must be admitted to the master’s degree program to receive credit toward the degree. Applicants for admission must demonstrate the ability to achieve Tennessee standards for administrative endorsements before being granted consideration for recommendation for public school certification.
Prior to being admitted, applicants must also submit:
a. a completed ETSU application; to include three (3) letters of recommendation,
b. a current resume, and
c. all prior college transcripts
Applicants will also be asked to participate in a personal interview.
Total Required Coursework: 36 Credit HoursSource: ETSU 2015-16 Graduate Catalog
2015-16 ETSU graduate base tuition plus online fees*:
*Tuition cost reflected here includes 2015-2016 base tuition and online fees only and does not include RODP courses and programs. Some courses and programs may have additional fees. More information can be found on the University Tuition and Fee Information and the Incidental Fee Information pages.
Students meeting the requirements for Border County residency qualify for in-state tuition rates.