Educational and Global Leadership (EGL) Concentration

This 30 credit concentration in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology is designed for graduate students who wish to develop and enhance their educational leadership knowledge and skills within educational or other cultural organizations that have an international dimension. It is also designed for students who desire a focus on global education in order to support their educational leadership practice. This program is suitable for students who would like to make an impact in international non-profit or non-governmental organizations (NGO); governmental and international organizations; foundations; non-traditional or international educational institutions; and other agencies that have an international education component.

Application information

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Admission decisions take approximately four weeks after all materials are received.

Program course requirements (prior to fall 2020)

Unless otherwise noted all courses are three credit hours.

EDLD 6791: Educational Leadership Master's Seminar (An introduction to the program and concepts), one credit
EDLD 6020: Educational Leadership, Systems and Change
EDLD 6650: Principles and Practices of Adult Learning
EDLD 6899: Special Topics in Educational Leadership
EMR 5400: Fundamentals of Evaluation, Measurement and Research
EMR 6420: Evaluation I:  Theory, Methods and Program Evaluation
OCL 6410: Organizational Culture and Globalization
OCL 6430: Group Dynamics and Team Development in an Age of Globalization
EDT 6490: Planning and Implementing Educational Technology
EDLD 6792: Capstone Class (with 60 hour field placement internship), two credit

One elective (advisor approved)

 

Program total: 30 credits

Please note that some of the classes are only offered on the main campus, while many others may also be offered at our regional locations and online.

program course requirements (effective fall 2020)

Unless otherwise noted all courses are three credit hours.

Leadership Core (6 hours)

EDLD 6020:  Educational Leadership, Systems and Change
EDLD 6795:  Capstone in Educational and Global Leadership (with 150 hour field experience)

Research Core (3 hours)

EMR 5400:  Fundamentals of Evaluation, Measurement and Research

Educational and Global Leadership Specialization (12 hours)

EDLD 6030:  Global Leadership
EDLD 6515:  Foundations of Global Education
OCL 6410:  Organizational Culture and Globalization
OCL 6430:  Group Dynamics and Team Development in an Age of Globalization

Focused Electives (9 hours)

Electives approved by faculty advisor to represent an area of specialization within the field of global education (postsecondary/tertiary education, social foundations of education, international education development, area studies and education, etc.).  All electives must be at the graduate-level (5000-level or above).

Program total: 30 Credits

Please note that some of the classes for this concentration are only offered on the main campus, while a few others may also be offered at our regional locations and online.

Multi-year plan for EGL courses (prior to Fall 2020)
Multi-year plan for EGL courses (effective Fall 2020)

For additional information and advising

Contact the faculty advisor Dr. D. Eric Archer by email or at (269)387-3888.