Courses

If you are seeking administrative licensure, the Administrator’s Licensure Specialization, which results in the ILL-B license, can be added to the Ed.S. Upon passing the Praxis Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) you may be recommended for the Beginning Administrative License (ILL-B) in Tennessee. Requirements to become a candidate for administrative licensure include, but are not limited to, two completed years of successful teaching, practicum hours completed in a Tennessee public school under supervision of an approved mentor, and a recommendation from your current school system.

Degree Requirements

  • Administrative Leadership Concentration
    • Foundations of Leadership
    • Legal and Ethical Issues
    • Educational Leadership Theory and Policy Analysis
    • Emergent Educational Leadership Trends and Topics
    • Management of the School
    • Professional Learning Communities
    • Organizational Leadership Effecting Continuous Growth in a Culture of Change
    • Financial Planning and Responsibilities
    • Ethical, Social, and Spiritual Leadership Principles
    • Mentored Residency Internship and Professional Portfolio
    • Additional coursework in a Cognate Area
    • Educational Leadership Evidence Portfolio
    • Educational Leadership Practicum Project
    • Administrative Leadership Licensure Assessment
  • Curriculum and Instruction Concentration
    • Foundations of Leadership
    • Curriculum and Instruction Strategies
    • Educational Leadership Theory and Policy Analysis
    • The Teacher as Leader
    • Evaluation for Continuous Improvement
    • Diversity and Exceptionality Practice and Theory
    • Organizational Leadership Effecting Continuous Growth in a Culture of Change
    • Topics in the Content Field
    • Ethical, Social, and Spiritual Leadership Principles
    • Mentored Residency Internship and Professional Portfolio
    • Additional coursework in a Cognate Area