MSA Program Requirements

MSA (Full degree) Record of Progress (updated Spring 2014)

The program leading to the Master of School Administration (M.S.A.) provides advanced professional training for individuals holding, or qualified to hold, North Carolina Class “A” teacher licensure in at least one area of education. The 36-semester hour program is comprised of conceptual and programmatic studies, practicum, internships and an e-portfolio of projects designed to meet program standards and objectives.  Please note that courses with embedded Hallmark projects have the HM designated below in bold.

Student Name:____________________________________
Date:____________________________________________
Advisor Name:____________________________________

Instructions: As you complete this sheet, please update & initial the correspondence sheet in the folder as well. 

Completed   Semester/Year

___√_____        _Fall ‘12_   EDL 501- Sample Course (3)

_________      _______  EDL 513 Organizational Theory & Leadership HM 5 (3)
_________      _______  EDL 514* Technology for School Leaders HM 3 (3)
_________      _______  EDL 568** Program Design and Evaluation HM 6 (3)
_________      _______  EDL 512 Legal Issues and Policy as a Systemic Process (3)
_________      _______  EDL 530*** Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment HM 1 (3)
_________      _______  EDL 566 Supervision & Teacher Evaluation HM 2  (3)
_________      _______  EDL 526 Managerial Leadership and Administration HM 4 (3)
_________      _______  EDL 570 Internship: Leadership Applications I  (6)
_________      _______  EDL 571 Internship: Leadership Applications II   (6)

_________      _______  EDL XXX Elective: ________or Optional Thesis* (3)  or
_________      ______    EDL 569 Pre-lead internship (3) (required for part-time students)

_________      _______  e-Portfolio Defense

*EDL 514 Technology for School Leaders was previously called EDL 514 School Improvement, Innovation and Change.  Either of those named courses will count for the EDL 514 credit.
**EDL 568 was previously numbered EDL 522 with a similar course name- Either 522 or 568 will count toward the EDL 568 credit
***EDL 530 was previously called EDL 515 Curriculum and Instruction for School Leaders- Either EDL 515 or 530 will count toward the EDL 530 credit

Add-on Licensure Record of Progress (updated Spring 2014)

Student Name:____________________________________
Date:____________________________________________
Advisor Name:____________________________________

Program of Study (24 hours total):
Candidates must complete 9 hours of coursework plus a 3 hour required Pre-Leadership
Internship course beyond the initial master’s degree from selected courses in School
Administration followed by the administrative internship. Courses will be identified in consultation with the advisor based upon the candidate’s background, previous graduate work, and teaching/leadership experiences. These may be selected from the following:

Instructions: As you complete this sheet, please update & initial the correspondence sheet in the folder as well. 

Completed   Semester/Year

___√_____    _Fall ‘12_       EDL 501- Sample Course (3)

Pick three of the following courses (for a total of nine hours) *HM refers to Hallmark
NOTE: It is recommended that students pick courses with a HM as add-on students will still be responsible for completing all HMs for their e-Portfolio (See Handbook for specific information on all HM projects)

_________      _______          EDL 513 Organizational Theory & Leadership HM 5 (3)
_________      _______          EDL 514* Technology for School Leaders HM 3 (3)
_________      _______          EDL 568** Program Design and Evaluation HM 6 (3)
_________      _______          EDL 512 Legal Issues and Policy as a Systemic Process (3)
_________      _______          EDL 530*** Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment HM 1 (3)
_________      _______          EDL 566 Supervision & Teacher Evaluation HM 2  (3)
_________      _______          EDL 526 Managerial Leadership and Administration HM 4 (3)
_________      _______          EDL 523 Research (no longer an MSA class, but can be an elective)

The following internship courses are required (for a total of fifteen hours):
______           ______           EDL 569 REQUIRED Pre-Leadership Internship (3)
______            ______            EDL 570 Internship: Leadership Applications I (6)
______            ______            EDL 571 Internship: Leadership Applications II  (6)
______           ______           e-Portfolio Defense (completed at end of EDL 571)
*EDL 514 Technology for School Leaders was previously called EDL 514 School Improvement, Innovation and Change.  Either of those named courses will count for the EDL 514 credit.
**EDL 568 was previously numbered EDL 522 with a similar course name- Either 522 or 568 will count toward the EDL 568 credit
***EDL 530 was previously called EDL 515 Curriculum and Instruction for School Leaders- Either EDL 515 or 530 will count toward the EDL 530 credit 

MSA Course Offerings- A Four Year Plan *

Fall 2013

Fall 2014

Fall 2015

Fall 2016

EDL 513- Org Theory (HM 5)
EDL 514- Technology (HM 3)
EDL 526- Managerial Leadership (HM 4)
EDL 570- Admin Internship I

EDL 513- Org Theory (HM 5)
EDL 514- Technology (HM 3)
EDL 526- Managerial Leadership (HM 4)
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 570- Admin Internship I

EDL 513- Org Theory (HM 5)
EDL 514- Technology (HM 3)
EDL 526- Managerial Leadership (HM 4)
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 570- Admin Internship I

EDL 513- Org Theory (HM 5)
EDL 514- Technology (HM 3)
EDL 526- Managerial Leadership (HM 4)
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 570- Admin Internship I

Spring 2014

Spring 2015

Spring 2016

Spring 2017

EDL 512- Legal Issues
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 566- Supervision (HM 2)
EDL 568- Program Design & Eval (HM 6)
EDL 571- Admin Internship II

EDL 512- Legal Issues
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 566- Supervision (HM 2)
EDL 568- Program Design & Eval (HM 6)
EDL 571- Admin Internship II

EDL 512- Legal Issues
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 566- Supervision (HM 2)
EDL 568- Program Design & Eval (HM 6)
EDL 571- Admin Internship II

EDL 512- Legal Issues
EDL 530 (515)- Curr., Instr. & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 566- Supervision (HM 2)
EDL 568- Program Design & Eval (HM 6)
EDL 571- Admin Internship II

Summer 2014

Summer 2015

Summer 2016

Summer 2017

(‘even year’ rotation)
EDL 512- Legal Issues
EDL 513- Org Theory (HM 5)
EDL 566- Supervision (HM 2)
EDL 569- Pre-Leadership Internship

(‘odd year’ rotation)
EDL 514- Technology (HM 3)
EDL 530- Curr., Instr., & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 568- Program Design & Eval (HM 6)
EDL 569- Pre-Leadership Internship

(‘even year’ rotation)
EDL 512- Legal Issues
EDL 513- Org Theory (HM 5)
EDL 566- Supervision (HM 2)
EDL 569- Pre-Leadership Internship

(‘odd year’ rotation)
EDL 514- Technology (HM 3)
EDL 530- Curr., Instr., & Assess (HM 1)
EDL 568- Program Design & Eval (HM 6)
EDL 569- Pre-Leadership Internship

*Please note that this draft plan is subject to change based on enrollment, staffing, and other considerations.  It is meant only as a general planning guide.  Please always refer to SEANET for course offerings and consult the program coordinator regarding planning. 



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