M.S. Teaching & Learning - Educational Leadership Concentration

CSU-Global’s Teaching & Learning Education Leadership Concentration (AKA, the Principal Licensure program) is designed to prepare you for a career as a successful principal or assistant principal. The courses developed and selected for inclusion in this program reflect that mission, with intensive coursework and practical application built into the curriculum. 

Recommended order of courses for the M.S. in Teaching and Learning - Education Leadership program:

Note: This order of courses is based on the Spring 2018-2019 catalog.  If you started this program prior to the Spring 2018-2019 trimester, you may have a different list of required classes.  Please refer to a previous academic catalog to view your required courses.  You can view your catalog year from your Student Portal by clicking on Degree Progress Details. All previous catalogs are available in the Student Portal, on the bottom of the main page.

  • (RES501* - Fundamentals of Research and Writing) (Not required for all students)
  • OTL502 - Learning Theories and Models of Instruction
  • OTL547 - Evaluation and Assessment
  • OTL545 - Technology and Innovation
  • OTL565 - Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in the Differentiated Classroom
  • EDL500 - Strategic Leadership (Prerequisite: All admission criteria for the licensure program must be met)
  • EDL520 - Instructional Leadership (Prerequisite: EDL500)
  • EDL530 - School Culture and Equity Leadership (Prerequisite: EDL520)
  • EDL540 - Human Resource Leadership (Prerequisite: EDL530)
  • EDL550 - Managerial Leadership (Prerequisite: EDL540)
  • EDL560 - External Development Leadership (Prerequisite: EDL550)
  • OTL568 - Action Research (may be taken as a corequisite with EDL510, otherwise, must be completed before EDL510)
  • EDL510 - School Leadership Internship (Final licensure course - may be taken as a corequisite with OTL568)
  • OTL579 - Research-Based Professional Project OR OTL581 - Capstone - Researching Effective Educational Programming  (Prerequisite: All core courses)

You can access  copy of the sample syllabus for each of these courses through the booklist. Just click on the course code in the left hand column. For course descriptions, please visit the current academic catalog.