Course Requirements

Foundational Courses (12 Credits)
Research: EDFD 504 Action Research    
Group Dynamics:       COUN 559 Dynamics of Group Process
Leadership: ELAD 560 Leadership and Supervision in Student Affairs/Higher Education
Organizational Theory: ELAD 520 Systems Analysis in Education

Technical Courses (12 Credits)
Communication: COUN 558 Consultations in Organizational Development
Finance: ELAD 528 Financial Management in Education
Design and Implementation:
ELAD 531 Program Planning and Development in Ed Settings
Process: MGMT 505 Management Process and Organizational Behavior

Departmental Specialization Courses (9 credits) Specialization requres the student to determine a specific field of study to apply both the foundational and technical skills. These courses will require extensive field work and integration of concepts and skills learned in both the foundational and technical courses. Students may select no more than two courses within ELAD 670 Selected Topics.

Additional specialization courses may be taken with advisor permission
ELAD 565 The Community College
ELAD 670 Selected Topics in Administration and Supervision (Higher Education Law & Compliance
ELAD 670 Selected Topics in Administration and Supervision (Global Issues in Higher Education)
ELAD 670 Selected Topics in Administration and Supervision (Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education)
ELAD 670 Selected Topics in Administration and Supervision (Diversity Issues in Higher Education)
ELAD 550 Computer Applications
ELAD 570 Facilitation Skills
ELAD 549 Ethical/Legal Issues for Education
ELAD 660 Field Exp. In Human Resources Part I
ELAD 661 Field Exp. In Human Resources Part II
ELAD 542
Supervisory Skills       

Capstone Project (3 credits) focuses on affording the student the opportunity, under the guidance of a field mentor and university professional, to intern in the student’s field of specialization

ELAD 628 Field Experience in Administration and Supervision for Education/Trainers