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Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research

Supervisor of Instruction


  • Completed three (3) years full-time teaching experience
  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution
  • Copy of a current, valid teaching certificate
  • Six (6) semester hours in appropriate curriculum content
  • A 3.2 GPA or above on all graduate work
  • Recommendation forms
  • Prerequisite Courses:
  • All of the following:
    • EDFN 500 Research Methods
    • PSY 510/511 Advanced Educational Psychology/Psychology of Learning
    • EDFN 576 Issues & Trends in Education
  • Six hours from the following:
    • SEC 580 The Curriculum
    • ELED 503 Organization of the Elementary School Curriculum
    • MGE 571 The Middle School Curriculum
    • EDAD 683 Leading Teaching And Learning

Level I:

  • EDAD 585 Fundamentals of School Administration
  • EXED 516 The Exceptional Child: Perspectives & Issues
  • EDAD 684 Instructional Leadership
  • EDAD 686 Principles of Supervision
  • LTCY 519 Foundations of Reading

Three hours from the following:

  • CNS 551 Classroom Guidance
  • CNS 660 Administration of Counseling Services

Level II:

  • EDAD 677 Legal Issues For Professional Educators
  • EDAD 682 School-Community Relations
  • EDAD 594 Seminar on Leadership: Auxiliary Programs
  • EDAD 694 Seminar in Educational Administration

Possession of this guide sheet does not imply a contract between the student and the University. Students in Educational Administration programs must have an approved program on file to insure certification. Questions regarding these requirements should be addressed to the student's advisor at 270-745-4890.

For certification information, see: Teacher Certification


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 Last Modified 5/26/20