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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education Administration, Licensure Concentration Option 1 (M.S.Ed.)

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Deran Whitney, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Bowman Building, 215-A; (540) 665-1284; dwhitney@su.edu

Option 1

This degree is designed to meet the current and changing administrative needs of educators and school leaders. This concentration is for those seeking a public school license in Virginia or surrounding states. The program incorporates the Virginia Licensure Regulations for School Personnel and the approved program standards for Virginia.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree and a current and valid teaching license in any state. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor), official copies of their transcripts for previous coursework in higher education, and write a two- to three-page typed essay that includes educational goals and interest in the program. Applicants must be able to acquire at least four years of teaching experience by the completion of the program and either be currently employed in schools or have access to schools.

Degree Requirements

The degree requires the completion of 30 hours (minimum) in the program (see below) with a grade point average of 3.0 or better. The Shenandoah University computer competency requirement is met within the courses required for this degree.

Total: 27 credits

Program Total: 30 credits

To qualify for an endorsement in Virginia, graduates must successfully pass the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) required by the state of Virginia.

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