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A student’s achievement of school-based leadership competencies is demonstrated through the successful completion of coursework and internship experiences.

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The Ed.S. in Educational Administration Principal program requires the successful completion of 30 graduate credits.

Two-Year Plan*

CoursesCredit HoursModality
Summer   

EDU 566 Site-Based Fiscal Administration

Online

EDU 531 Legal Foundations in Education

Online
Fall   

EDU 615 Technology Applications for School Districts

Remote 3x

EDU 595 School Leader Internship A

On campus 3x
Spring   

EDU 596 School Leader Internship B

On campus 3x

EDU 625 Intergovernmental Relations

On campus 3x
Summer   

EDU 561 Management of School and Community Resources

Online

EDU 562 Diversity and Inclusion in Education

Online
Fall   

EDU 589 Critical Issues Research Seminar A

On campus 5x
Spring   

EDU 589 Critical Issues Research Seminar B

On campus 5x

EDU 645 Administration of Special Education

On campus 3x

*Some courses in the Ed.S. in Educational Administration/Principal program are offered on an every-other-year basis. Individualized plans of the study are created upon admission by the Ed.S. Program Coordinator.

Some courses in the Ed.S. in Educational Administration/Principal program are offered on an every-other-year basis. In the above chart, some classes marked as online are considered remote, meaning designated synchronous online class meeting times are expected, and some are considered asynchronous, meaning no designated meeting times. Remote components to classes have the benefit of regular vital access to fellow graduate students, the instructor, and a community feel, and asynchronous components allow for great flexibility for personal and professional schedules. Please contact  education.web@usiouxfalls.edu with specific course questions. All USF instructors are trained in online pedagogy.

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This program is designed to begin in early July annually. Depending on exact circumstances, the program can offer extra flexibility, so please contact USF to discuss the next starting opportunity. We are here to help!

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