Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Educational Leadership, M.Ed. (Higher Education Concentration) (available online)

General Program Information

Susan Epps, Ed.D., Graduate Coordinator
512 Warf-Pickel Hall
Box 70550
(423) 439-7609
e-mail: epps@etsu.edu

Faculty: Jill Channing; Susan Epps; Virginia Foley; Don Good; Terrence Hicks; Hal Knight; James Lampley; Jasmine Renner; Pam Scott.

The Higher Education Leadership concentration is appropriate for those interested in pursuing entry or mid-level positions in higher education and student personnel settings. Students in the program will increase their knowledge of leadership principles and how they apply to the various areas of the institution and to working with students and other members of the university community.

Most students will matriculate through the program taking six credits each term, although students who have graduate assistantships (G.A.s) will usually take nine credits. 

Program Admission Requirements

  1. Individuals applying to the Higher Education concentration must meet the general requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies, transfer of credit, and time limitations specified in the front section of this catalog. In addition, applicants must meet the specific requirements for admission to the department identified in this catalog.
  2. Applicants for admission to programs leading to a master’s degree must show a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or an upper level GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. GPAs in major field of study, calculated individually, must also be above 2.75. All exceptions to the 2.75 GPA for admissions must be approved on appeal.
  3. Applicants are encouraged to begin matriculation in the fall semester, however, applications are accepted for spring term as well. The application deadlines are: 
Domestic* International*
Fall - August 10 Fall - May 1
Spring - December 5 Spring - October 1

*Deadlines (11:59 p.m. ET)

Applicants must submit:

  1. a completed ETSU application including three (3) letters of recommendation,
  2. a current resume, and
  3. all prior college transcripts.

Applicants will participate in a personal interview.

Matriculation Limits

The time limit for the master’s degree is six (6) years.

Educational Leadership, M.Ed. Degree Requirements: 36 credits

Concentration Requirements 36 credits
TOTAL 36 credits