The purpose of this degree is to provide advanced professional study for Christian educators and leaders.
Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the educational leadership program will be able to
- interpret the changing themes in American traditional education from the 1600s to the present,
- exhibit a distinctively Christian-traditional philosophy of education as it applies to curriculum and methods of teaching,
- assess the philosophical roots of major educational theories and current practice,
- demonstrate graduate-level competence in written research and analysis,
- apply biblical wisdom and character to leadership situations,
- plan the duties of a school leader,
- evaluate formal educational research for Christian classroom applications, and
- exhibit a working, comprehensive knowledge of educational leadership in writing.
Recommended Course Sequence
Students who did not earn credit for ED 600 Education Seminar previously will be required to attend Summer Seminar or view the sessions online in addition to these requirements.