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- Master of Science in Nursing Administration
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The master of science degree in educational leadership is designed to prepare professional personnel to fill positions as preK-12 school principals or instructional supervisors in Virginia. Endorsement in administration in Virginia requires a minimum of three years of successful K-12 teaching experience prior to licensure in this area. Successful completion of this program of study will lead to a license in preK-12 school administration and supervision.
For those seeking licensure in School Administration.
- EDEL 612 – Introduction to School Leadership
- EDEL 614 – Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction
- EDEL 616 – Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for School Leaders
- EDEL 620 – Educational Research for School Leaders
- EDEL 618 – Educational Leadership for Diverse Learners
- EDEL 621 – Organization and Management of Public Schools
- EDEL 624 – Technology for School Administrators
- EDEL 626 – The School and Community Relations
- EDEL 630 – Legal and Ethical Dimensions of School Leadership
- EDEL 690 – Internship
- Maintain a 3.0 GPA with no more than one C allowed during program completion.
- Completion of a final comprehensive exam during the last semester of the student's program of study.
In order to be fully licensed, you must complete an internship, which consists of a minimum of 360 hours of administration experience in local schools and in a division office setting.
The School Leadership Licensure Assessment by ETS is required by the Commonwealth of Virginia prior to receiving the pre K-12 administration and supervision license. The Virginia Department of Education requires licensure candidates to score at or better than 146 on the SLLA to receive an endorsement in administration and supervision.