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Professional Development (CAGS)

Program Requirements

Courses for the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies – Professional Development (32 credits total)

Core (20 credits)

  • ED 7003 – Educational Leadership and Critical Issues (3 credits)
  • ED 7020 – Exploring Assessment and Accountability: Controversies and Solutions (4 credits)
  • ED 7030 – Culminating Leadership Plan (4 credits)
  • ED 7260 – Applied Education Research (4 credits)
  • ED 7510 – Data-Driven Leadership and Action Capstone (4 credits)

Electives for Concentration (12 credits)

Concentrations

  • Alternative Education
  • Collective Impact Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Digital and Media Literacy
  • Digital Equity Leadership
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Leadership: Principal Certification
  • Educational Leadership: Superintendent Certification
  • Literacy: Mathematics
  • Literacy: Reading and Language Arts
  • School Climate and Leadership
  • Special Education
  • STEM
  • Storytelling
  • Design your own concentration in consultation with the Program Director

Note: CAGS must complete 12 credits of electives in one concentration.
For those not seeking a CAGS, a certificate can be earned by successfully completing 12 credits in one concentration.