The Department of Educational Leadership offers the Master of Education in Administration and Supervision with specializations in K-12 Public School (licensure program and non-licensure program), Higher Education, and a concentration in Library Science. Graduate study in the Administration and Supervision K-12 Public School program prepares candidates for administrative/supervisory roles. The Higher Education specialization is for students interested in pursuing study in the area of higher education.
The Library Science concentration was developed to produce enlightened PreK-12 library information specialists that will possess the competencies outlined by the State of Tennessee and defined in Information Power (1998). The themes of collaboration, leadership, and technology are reflected in every aspect of this program. The coursework is comprised of curriculum development and research skills--both of which are essential to the library information specialist role. Graduates of this program will be evaluated by performance-based assessment ensuring that they will be ready to take their place in the teaching corps of the school.