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Leadership & Counseling

Contact info:
Department Chair

Dr. Jeffrey Brooks
lead@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 364-4047
Boise Center:
322 E. Front St., Suite 440
Boise, Idaho 83702
Coeur d' Alene Center:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814

Prepare for Success

If you are a teacher seeking to become a principal, superintendent or school administrator, you may consider a degree in educational leadership. Students should possess an academic background comparable to a bachelor’s degree in education.


Your First Year

Master’s degree (Principal Certification) courses:

  • EDAD509 Policy & Politics for Educational Leaders
  • EDAD513 Administration of Special Education Law
  • 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

Education specialist degree (Superintendent Certification) courses:

  • 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