Master of Education in Urban Educational Leadership (UR LEAD MED)
MASTER OF EDUCATION (M.Ed.) IN URBAN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP • 36 CREDITS • UR LEAD MED
The Master of Urban Educational Leadership (MUEL) is designed to prepare candidates to serve as high-performing transformative leaders within urban schools and districts. Created primarily for candidates pursuing the principalship and supervisory positions, this 36 credit program is based on best practices, aligned to the national Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) as well as the Michigan Standards for the Preparation of Central Office and Building Administrators. The MUEL program will provide an invigorating learning experience that synergistically combines rigorous academic work with on-going practiced-based learning experiences.
A significant emphasis is placed on real-world case studies and simulations that help candidates develop the skills, competencies, and mindsets necessary for successful educational leadership in an urban environment. Candidates will leverage their lived experience while exploring current research and best practices in the areas of leadership, curriculum, instruction and assessment, entrepreneurship, school law, human capital management, educational policy and related areas of study.
In order to qualify:
Fill out the Davenport Application for Admission.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or above with a 3.0 GPA
Two (2) signed professional recommendation forms and one personal recommendation form are required.
A current resume/CV must be submitted and it should include prior employment experience, educational background, and any organizational affiliations.
Statement of purpose (refer to the statement of purpose form in the admission packet).
Participate in an interview with the College of Urban Education (CUE) Admission Committee – to be scheduled by Davenport upon submission of the completed application.
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
Foundations Of Urban Educational Leadership
|UEDU656||Education and the Law||3|
|UEDU710||Race, Culture, & Equity||3|
|UEDU735||Leading & Managing Urban Sch||3|
Business Essentials for Urban Schools and District Administrators
|UEDU744||Human Capital Management||3|
|UEDU753||Stratgc Imprvmnt Urbn Sch/Dist||3|
Instructional Core Transformation Strategies
|UEDU778||Advanced Instructional Strateg||3|
|UEDU788||Culturally Responsv Instructn||3|
|UEDU791||Managing Partnership Develpmt||3|
|UEDU796||Transfrmtn & Mgmt - Instr Core||3|