Program Requirements

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Degree requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 36 approved graduate hours with a minimum overall GPA of 3.00.
  2. No more than 12 semester hours of 600-level course work may be applied to the degree program.
  3. Two years (minimum) of successful teaching experience.
  4. Research.  Three semester hours toward completion of the Leadership Capstone paper.
  5. Comprehensive Examination.  A time period for the examination will be scheduled during the last semester of the student’s course work.  The time and nature of the examination will be determined by the Advisory Committee.
  6. Students will be required to present an acceptable Leadership Capstone project.
  7. Transfer Credit.  A maximum of 30% of the total hours may be accepted in as transfer credit toward a master’s degree.  All transfer credit must be “A” or “B” grade status from a regionally accredited college or university and must be approved by the program coordinator.