2020-2021 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2020-2021 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Leadership (M.S.E.)

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The master of science in instructional leadership (MSE-INLD) is designed for those holding a bachelor’s degree and who are seeking advanced preparation in the field. Upon successful completion, the candidate is eligible for the master of science in education degree and Class A certification (provided current certification requirements of the Alabama State Department of Education have been met).

Instructional Leadership: 30 Credits

Survey of Special Education Coursework: 3 Credits**

  • Required if not previously completed: See EDLD 523**

Total Required Credits: 30

*The State of Alabama requires the equivalent of EDLD 523 . If the course requirement has been met, then 12 credits of electives are required. If the course requirement has NOT been met, then EDLD 523  is required plus 9 credits of electives. A minimum of 30 credits is required to receive this degree.
**An applicant for certification in instructional leadership who holds Class A certification in another teaching field or area of instructional support must take ALL courses indicated above that were not required for certification in another program at the Class A level.

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