Upon successful completion of all coursework and requirements, students enrolled in the University of the Pacific/BATTI Educational Leadership Program receive a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. *For those who are able to meet CA state requirements, obtaining a Preliminary California Administrative Services Credential is optional. Classes are taught at convenient locations in the Bay Area by University of the Pacific instructors.
* Please note the CA CTC prerequisite for the Administrative Services Credential is a CA Clear Credential
Master’s in Educational Leadership
Detailed Course Sequence
YEAR ONE – What fundamental change and innovation are needed in America’s public, independent and charter schools?
|Leadership assessment exercises: fieldwork project design with advisor and school mentor||How does who I am and what I do impact how I am perceived and how I succeed as a leader? How will I, from my current school position, orchestrate a significant school change project?||3-day introductory Boot Camp|
|Fall- EDUC 201 – Techniques of Research(3 units)||How are both research and data powerful tools for school change?||7-10 sessions and online|
|Fall- EDUC 216 – Nature and Conditions of Learning (3 units)||How can learning theory inform educational design and leadership strategy?||Online|
|Spring- EDUC 295C – Educational Planning, Delivery, Assessment (3 units)||How can we collaboratively design and use assessment to drive the kind of teaching, learning and behavior demanded in the 21st Century?||7-10 sessions and online|
|Spring- EDUC 283 – School Finance and Business Administration (3 units)||How can I use budgeting and financial reporting to advance school mission and vision?||7-10 Sessions and online|
|Spring- EDUC 292 – Educational Administration Field Experience (1 unit)||What have I learned through leading change?How can I inspire deep understanding and meaningful engagement of diverse constituencies with a compelling articulation of vision, ideas and courses of action?||Field experience|
|Summer- EDUC 204 – Pluralism in Education (3 units)||How can we meet the challenges of, and capitalize on the opportunities afforded by, student, family and staff demographic diversity?||7-10 sessions and online|
|Summer- EDUC 285- Educational Leadership (3 units)||What can educational leadership learn from today’s thought leaders about innovation and change?||7-10 sessions and online|
19 Units Total
YEAR TWO – How can I be a charismatic and effective leader of educational change innovation and change
|Fall- EDUC 278 – Educational Organizations and Diverse Constituencies (3 units)||How can I effectively facilitate diverse constituencies to common understandings and coherent courses of action?||7-10 Sessions and online|
|Fall- EDUC 280 – School Law and Legal Processes (3 units)||How can I use the law to help achieve institutional goals?||7-10 sessions and online|
|Fall- EDUC 292 – Educational Administration Field Experience (1 unit)||What are the keys to my success and how can I learn from my frustrations and failures? What discoveries am I taking with me into my next round of leadership challenges? How can I continue to learn and grow as a leader and contribute to the success of others?||Field Experience|
|Spring- EDUC 274 – Action Research (3 units)
||What have I learned through leading change? How will what I have learned inform my school leadership?||7-10 Sessions and online, School Change (Action Research) Project completion|
|Spring- EDUC 286 – Administration of Human Resources (3 units)||How can organizations organize to motivate us all to do our best?||7-10 Sessions and online|
|Spring- EDUC 292 – Educational Administration Field Experience (1 unit)
||What are the keys to my success and how can I learn from my frustrations and failures? What discoveries am I taking with me into my next round of leadership challenges? How can I continue to learn and grow as a leader and contribute to the success of others?Under the direction of an experienced leader, students complete a series of activities to complete a portfolio.||Field Experience, Portfolio Review & Exit Interview|
For questions, please email Program Director Davida Desmond at firstname.lastname@example.org.