School of Education
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Graduation Requirements

Individual courses are aligned with the CACREP standards thus ensuring that the program represents a synthesis of content and experiences that result in the students’ demonstration of the professional knowledge, skills and dispositions articulated in those standards needed for successful practice.

Course Number Course Titles Credits
EDU 500 Basic Research Techniques 3
EDU 501 Tests and Measurements 3
EDU 504 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 505

Anthropological and Sociological Foundations of American Education with Reference to the Virgin Islands

EDU 506 Foundations of Guidance 3
EDU 600 or **EDU 530



Independent Study - Plus one elective   

EDU 542  Theories, Strategies and Techniques of Counseling 3
EDU 543  Group/Family Counseling and Consultation 3
EDU 544  Career Development Counseling 3
EDU 545 

Seminar in Current Trends and Problems in Counseling and Guidance

EDU 546  Practicum in Counseling 3
EDU 566  Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling 3
EDU 586  Pre-Practicum in Interpersonal Skills 3
EDU 587  Multicultural Counseling 3
EDU 588  Advanced Human Development 3
Total Credits   48

**No-Thesis Option

Students majoring in School Counseling and Guidance who do not write a thesis must enroll in EDU 530, Independent Study, must take one course taken from the graduate education courses, and pass the comprehensive examination,. The guidelines and administration date for the comprehensive examination are available in the School of Education. Students who fail two retakes of the comprehensive exam will be dismissed from the program.