Sep 24, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Education and Leadership


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Dr. Jill Lindsey, Director
Bowman, Office 213A
(540) 545-7324, jlindsey@su.edu

Explore the School of Education and Leadership on our university website.

Students in programs in the School of Education and Leadership will engage in a student-centered, inquiry-driven, problem-oriented examination of public education’s foundations, current situations and future possibilities through course requirements, internships and field research. Reliable access to the Internet is required for all students.

Graduates in most education programs will meet Virginia Department of Education requirements for licensure in at least one endorsement area in which the university offers programs and will add the advanced degree in education to qualify for salary enhancements on the educational career ladder. The certificate requirements listed in this catalog are subject to any changes made by the Virginia Department of Education regarding teacher licensure requirements.

Admission Process

The minimum requirements for admission to the graduate programs in the School of Education and Leadership at Shenandoah University are those listed under the requirements for Standard Acceptance (domestic graduate applicants) or Full/Regular Admission (NNES graduate applicants).

Provisional Acceptance (domestic applicants) and Provisional Admission (NNES graduate students) are not offered by the School of Education and Leadership.

Please consult the Admissions Guidelines  section of this catalog.

Program-specific admissions requirements are listed in the program descriptions below. See also the section “Admission Requirements for All Candidates for Teacher Licensure” in the Admissions Guidelines  section of this catalog for general admissions requirements for these programs.

Application Deadlines

Deadlines for applications are as follows (refer to degree and program title, as deadlines vary):

Programs admitting students only once an academic year:

Fall Semester Only: May 1

Doctor of Education (EdD): Administrative Leadership
Doctor of Professional Studies (DProf): Organizational Leadership

Spring Semester Only: October 15

Master of Science: Organizational Leadership (MS)

Programs Admitting Students by Semester (Multiple Admissions Deadlines):

Fall Semester: July 15

Master of Science in Education (MSEd):

Individual Focus
Emphasis in Teaching
Education Administration
Special Education (Northern Virginia Cohort Only)

Master of Science in Literacy Education (MS)

Professional Studies Certificate Programs:

Administration and Supervision
Initial Teacher Licensure
Reading Licensure
Special Education (Northern Virginia Cohort Only)

Spring Semester: October 15

Master of Science in Education (MSEd):

Individual Focus
Emphasis in Teaching

Master of Science in Literacy Education (MS)

Professional Studies Certificate Programs:

Initial Teacher Licensure
Reading Licensure

Summer Semester: February 15

Master of Science in Education (MSEd):

Individual Focus

Master of Science in Literacy Education (MS)

Professional Studies Certificate Program:

Reading Licensure

Please contact the Shenandoah University Office of Admissions for assistance in the application process.

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