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M.A. in Urban Education

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  • The Master of Arts in Urban Education (with a specialization in Educational Administration and Supervision) is designed for teachers who desire to become principals or supervisors. A principal’s certificate requires this master’s degree as well as a passing grade on the School Leadership Licensure Assessment and any additional requirements established by the New Jersey State Education Department.


    Phase I (12 credits)

    Course
    Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    EDLD 660

    Principles of Supervision and Human Resource Management

    3

    EDLD 662 

    Principles of Curriculum Development and Evaluation

    3

    EDLD 669 Measurement and Supervision of Learning and Teaching

    3


    Choose one Curriculum Elective from the list below:

    [Note: Students who do not already hold a supervisor’s certificate may only select from those electives below in order to meet State requirements. No other courses may be substituted.]

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    EDLD 646

    Innovations in Curriculum and Educational Leadership

    ECE 632

    Advanced Early Childhood Curriculum and Programs

    3

    EDU 607
     
    Techniques of Elementary Curriculum Building

    3
     

    EDU 649 Secondary and Middle School Curriculum

    3
     

    LTED 605 Literacy in the Elementary Curriculum
     

    3

    LTED 606
     
    Literacy Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom
     

    3
     

    LTED 641
     
    Reading and the School Curriculum
     

    3
     

    *View our course catalog for detailed course descriptions.

     


    Phase II (18 credits)

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    EDLD 663

    Educational Administration Leadership I – Organizational Leadership

    3

    EDLD 668

    Research in Urban Education, Supervision and Administration

    3

    EDLD 664

    Educational Administration Leadership II–

    Strategic Leadership and Teaching

    3

    EDLD 689 School Law and Finance

    3

    EDLD 640 Home, School and Community Relations

    3

     


    Choose one Administrative Elective from the list below:
    [Note: Students who do not already hold a supervisor’s certificate may only select from those electives below in order to meet state requirements. No other courses may be substituted.] 

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    EDLD 665

    Personnel, Supervision and Staff Development

    3

    EDLD 659

    Planning and Management of Technology in Schools

    3

    EDLD 685

    Foundations of Policy and Political Systems in Urban Schools

    3

    EDLD 670

    School Business Administration and Accounting

    3

    EDLD 682

    School Buildings: Planning, Construction and Maintenance

    3

    EDLD 700 Advanced Seminar: Selected Problems and Issues in Administration, Supervision and Curriculum I

    3

    EDU 615 Critical Issues in Urban Education

    3

    EDU 629

    Individualizing the Learning Experience

    3

    EDU 654

    The Urban Challenge in Education

    3

    ECE 666 Supervision in Early Childhood

    3

    INTD 698 Historical and Sociological Studies in Race, Class and Gender

    3

    LTED 667 The Administration and Supervision of School Reading Programs

    3

    *View our course catalog for detailed course descriptions.

     


    Phase III (6 credits)

    Course Number 

    Course Title 

    Credit Hours 

    EDLD 690

    Internship for Urban School Personnel I

    3

    EDLD 693

    Internship for Urban School Personnel II (Prerequisites: Completion of Internship for Urban School I and approval of the assigned graduate advisor.)

    3

    *View our course catalog for detailed course descriptions.