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Boise

Department of Leadership & Counseling
322 E. Front St., Suite 440
Boise, Idaho 83702

Phone: (208) 364-4047
Fax: (208) 364-4078
lead@uidaho.edu

Coeur d'Alene

1031 N. Academic Way
Suite 242
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814

Phone: (208) 292-1286
Fax: (208) 667-5275

Master of Education (M.Ed.) & Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

Male student with white dress shirt and tie A Master of Education (M.Ed.) or an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership prepares educators for positions in education administration.  The degree places graduates on the forefront of theory, policy and practice needed to guide and lead today's schools. 

These degrees are designed for K-12 teachers and administrators who desire to transform schools into high-performing, inclusive and continuous learning communities.

Degrees are available online, in Boise and Coeur d' Alene.

  • M.Ed. Educational Leadership (Principal Certification)
    EDAD509 Policy & Politics for Educational Leaders
    EDAD513 Administration of Special Education Law
    EDAD528 Leading Standards Driven Instruction
    EDAD530 Ethical Leadership & Law in Education
    EDAD533 Multicultural Diversity & Educational Leadership
    EDAD534 The Principalship
    EDAD535 School Finance
    EDAD570 Foundations of Educational Research
    EDAD595 Administration & Supervision of Personnel
    EDAD598 Internship, Building Level
    30 TOTAL HOURS
  • Ed.S. Educational Leadership (Superintendent Certification)
    EDAD571 Educational Leadership in a Global Society
    EDAD584 Bargaining/Mediation/Arbitration
    EDAD586 Advanced School Finance
    EDAD587 The Superintendency
    EDAD592 School Community Relations
    EDAD593 School Facilities Planning & Maintenance
    EDAD594 Theory in Educational Administration
    EDAD598 Internship, Central Office

    Plus two elective courses and an earned master’s degree in a related field to total a minimum of 60 credit hours in accordance with college, graduate school and university requirements.