Concentration: K-12 School Principal Leadership

Concentration: K-12 School Principal Leadership

Educational Leadership

Concentration: K-12 School Principal Leadership Teacher and students

This 30 credit hour concentration is designed to prepare students for a leadership role as a building principal. Students who complete this concentration will be recommended to receive from the state a K-12 Administrator Certificate and the Basic Principal Endorsements (elementary and secondary principal).

Admissions

I.  Leadership Core

EDLD 6020: Educational Leadership, Systems and Change
3
EDLD 6300: Data-Informed Decision-Making, Research and Evaluation 
3
EDLD 6791: Educational Leadership Master's Seminar (1 credit) and
EDLD 6792: Capstone Experience (2 credits)
3
   

II. Specialty Core

EDLD 6610: School Law
3
EDLD 6620: School Business Management
3
EDLD 6640: Curriculum Development
3
EDLD 6670: The Principalship
3
EDLD 6730: Instructional Leadership and Supervision
3
EDLD 6740: School Community Relations and Cultural Competence
3
Elective (approved by advisor)
3
PROGRAM TOTAL
30

All required courses are available at WMU’s main Kalamazoo campus and WMU's Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, Muskegon, and Southwest regional locations.

Multi-Year course Offering Plans

 

Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
3571 Sangren Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5283 USA
(269) 387-3896 | (269) 387-3696 Fax
elrt-info@wmich.edu