Schedule and Curriculum

The curriculum of the School Leadership Program focuses on developing effective school leaders based on current research. The EDLF faculty members work to align this curriculum with local priorities and accreditation standards and to prepare students to pass the state-required Administrative Praxis examination (ETS 5412).

Additional information may be found in the Student Program Handbook .

Class Schedules

Locate specific course schedule information for a given semester or term (instructor, location, day, time) in the University Class Schedule. Schedules will be made available when registration is open for an upcoming semester/term. (

Academic Calendar - See dates for semester (term) beginnings, registration deadlines, holidays, final exams and graduation

Important Track Dates

Important Dates are listed in the Student Binder.

The following courses below are required.

Principalship Leadership Core

601 Leadership for Learning Communities (3 credits)

627 Instructional Leadership 1: Principal’s Role in Leading a Learning Community (3 credits)

629 Instructional Leadership 2: Supervisor’s Role in Improving Teaching & Learning (3 credits)

631 The Curriculum: Theory and Practice (3 credits)

Equity and Social Justice

614 Education of Diverse Populations (3 credits)

622 The Law and Education (3 credits)

650 Education Policy (3 credits)

668 Philosophical Foundations of Western Education (3 credits)

Management & Data Core

610 Human and Resource Management for Learning

676 Data-Driven Decision Making I: Concepts and Processes (3 credits)

677 Data-Driven Decision Making II: Assessing Outcomes at Multiple Levels (3 credits)

Internship, Reflective Seminar, and Project

688R Administrative Internship (3 credits)

635R Reflective Internship Seminar

  • LPP Track (2 credits)

  • ExSL & APP Tracks (1 credit)