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Master of Education in Educational Leadership – Academic Track Online

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Program Overview

SOSU's online Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Academic Track online program helps students with or without a teaching certificate prepare for leadership and administrative roles in education. Grow your understanding of the education system and learn the inner workings of school finance and administration.

Tuition
$7,950* Total Tuition, Including Fees
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as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
30 Credit Hours
Tuition
$7,950* Total Tuition, Including Fees
Calendar
as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
30 Credit Hours
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Tuition

Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers its students the opportunity to earn their online degree with affordable, pay-as-you-go tuition that includes fees.

Tuition
$265 Per Credit Hour
Tuition
$7,950* Total Tuition, Including Fees

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Additional Fees

Application: $20
International Student Application: $55
Books will average about $100 per course.
*Tuition and fees as of Spring 2019. University reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). SOSU's Federal School Code is 003179.

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Student Financial Aid Office
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Phone: 580-745-2186
Fax: 580-745-7469
Email: financialaid@SE.edu


Calendar

At SOSU, we offer multiple start dates throughout the year so you never have to wait long to get started on your online degree program. The chart below shows upcoming start dates, along with important deadlines, such as when your application should be submitted and when payments are due.

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Admissions

Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online M.Ed. programs have specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

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Bachelor's Degree Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.0 GPA
Teaching Certificate Teaching Certificate
Online Application Online Application
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.0 GPA
Teaching Certificate Teaching Certificate

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If you have any special circumstances that need further clarification, please contact us at 844-515-9100.

To meet the admission requirements for the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership - Academic Track online program, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of courses, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA AND a packet consisting of a current resume, one professional letter of recommendation, and letter of application which outlines the applicant's career goals and objectives (including how an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership - Academic Track will enhance their career) that must be reviewed and approved by program faculty, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and at least 6 hours in a graduate program from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be in good standing at previous university
  • No GRE is required for Southeastern Oklahoma State University online M.Ed. programs

International Application and Admissions Requirements:

Please note, unfortunately, students with an F-1 visa are ineligible for online programs. Scan and email #2, #4 and #5 to International Student Services at iss@se.edu.

  1. Complete Profile (this will also serve as the application)
  2. Academic Records:
    1. Original final post-secondary transcript(s) and diploma(s) from each college or university attended. If your transcript is not issued in English, we require the original document as well as an English translation done by your school(s) or a professional translating company. Original = issued by a school or examination board with an official signature and school stamp or seal.
    2. Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be analyzed by a NACES educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE. For IERF, students need to choose the "detailed report" option and select Southeastern Oklahoma State University from the menu. IERF will send the evaluation of your records to our International Student Services office.
  3. English Proficiency: Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS Academic score of 6.5; taken within 2 years of enrollment.
    • For TOEFL, let us know your registration number and have your score report sent to Southeastern (institution code: 6657).
    • For IELTS, let us know your TRF number.
    • You do not need TOEFL or IELTS scores if:
      1. English is your first language
      2. You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university.
  4. Financial Support: Submit a Graduate Affidavit of Financial Support along with an original bank statement stamped and signed by a bank official (within 6 months of your enrollment) demonstrating that your sponsor has a liquid US$ balance that covers the cost of your enrollment at Southeastern for the first year of your degree program. All documents must be in English. If not, an English translation must accompany the original.
  5. Passport Name Page: Copy of the biographic page of your passport showing your name, date of birth, passport number and expiration date. If dependents will accompany you to Southeastern, provide copies of their passport biographic pages, along with marriage and birth certificates, as applicable, to verify your family relationship.
  6. US $55 Application Fee: This is not refundable. You have two options for making the payment:
    • Credit card: Call the Southeastern Business Office (+1-580-745-2350) with a credit card number and your Student ID (we will e-mail your student ID number to you after you submit the Complete Profile). Note: Please tell the Business Office that you are an international applicant.
    • Money order: Pay to Southeastern Oklahoma State University (in US$ and with your name on it).

Official sealed transcripts from all previous institutions should be sent to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University/Registrar-M.Ed. Programs
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Email: gradschool@se.edu


Courses

For the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership – Academic Track online, you will complete a total of 10 courses equaling 30 credit hours.

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Students must choose one of the following courses: COUN 5123, COUN 5283, ELED 5663, EDUC 5153.

EDUC 5203: Introduction to Education Research

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A study of research methodology and literature related to solving educational problems and improving the learning process.

EDUC 5113: Fundamentals of Curriculum Development

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The examination of the curriculum worker's task of helping teachers to attain and maintain a desirable learning and teaching situation for both elementary and secondary school students.

EDAD 5303: School Administration

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An examination of the history, theories, principles and practices in school administration.

EDAD 5313: School & Community Relations

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An exploration of the need for presenting factual information and communication through collaboration with all school and community stakeholders.

EDAD 5323: Supervision of Instruction

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The examination of theory, research and evolving concepts which have practical implication for supervision of all facets of instruction in schools.

EDAD 5373: Public School Law

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Legal regulations as they relate to the administration of public schools.

EDAD 5403: School Operations Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will address facilities, finance, resource allocations, resource management, and technology for the principal.

EDAD 5473: Administration of Special Programs

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Administrative and legal issues working with special populations in schools such as special education, bilingual education, ESL, gifted and talented, and federal programs.

EDAD 5483: The School Principal

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course uses the framework of a school improvement plan to provide opportunities for candidates to demonstrate and apply knowledge, abilities and dispositions necessary to administer, develop, evaluate, implement, communicate and plan for the responsibilities of leadership and data-based school improvement.

COUN 5123: School Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces studies that provide an overview of historical, contemporary, clinical and training issues in the practice of school counseling. The course also provides information related to the following aspects of school counseling practice: (a) professional roles and responsibilities; (b) professional organizations; (c) state and national credentialing; and (d) counselor advocacy and self care. Lastly, the student will be provided with an in-depth understanding of the current version of the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics and state-level school counselor certification and corresponding regulations.

COUN 5283: Assessment in Counseling

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces studies that provide an understanding of individual and group approaches to assessment and evaluation in a culturally diverse society. This course also provides an understanding of assessment in counseling through (1) an overview of basic counseling assessment concepts, (2) an understanding of test construction, (3) familiarity with instruments, and (4) an overview of test interpretation. It also provides a discussion of typical problems and approaches to individual and group testing in the area of intelligence, aptitude, achievement, interest and personality measurement. History, rationale and ethical issues in the use of counseling assessment instruments are included.

ELED 5663: Older, Struggling Readers & English Language Learners

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course deals with research regarding older struggling readers and English language learners, the difficulties faced by these readers and their teachers, and strategies to enhance these students' literacy development.

EDUC 5153: Teaching Strategies

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An investigation of contemporary problems of classroom instruction and related educational and social concerns. Additional strategies for coping with these problems are examined.

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