The purpose of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling (ELC) is to provide quality instruction, research, service and outreach programs that foster knowledge, appreciation and experience in order to prepare graduates to meet the challenges of their educational goals. Through a comprehensive program of graduate courses and practical experiences, students will be prepared as facilitators and professional decision-makers who can assist all learners in meeting expected learner outcomes. The program provides a master’s degree in Educational Administration and Counseling and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Students may also apply for the Texas Principal, Superintendent and School Counselor Certification.
The ELC instructional outcomes are integrated throughout the curricula, which reflect the understanding of the need for transitions to an age of information and global economy. The ELC instructional goals provide a seamless learning environment that supports individual and group collaboration as the basis for the core curriculum. The learning outcomes include the following and are designed to provide instruction that adapts effectively to changing needs:
Students who work full-time are provided a program of classes that meet during the evening, on Saturdays and during the summer months. The Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling accepts the premise that the majority of our students are either full-time students or full-time employees of various school districts who desire balance between collaborative and individual courses of study.
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