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Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Educational Leadership


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Esther Wermuth, Ed.D., Chair
914-674-7644
ewermuth@mercy.edu

The Department of Educational Leadership offers two degrees: an M. S. in Educational Supervision leading to a certification in School Building Leadership and an M. S. in Educational Administration leading to certifications in School Building Leadership and School District Leadership. An Advanced Certificate in School District Leadership is also offered.

Admission Requirements

  1. For the M.S. in Educational Supervision, an undergraduate degree in a related field from an accredited institution, with a GPA of at least 3.0. is required. For the M.S. in Educational Administration, a Master’s degree in a related field is also required.
  2. Initial or professional teacher or pupil personnel certification.
  3. Two years of paid teaching or specialty area experience.
  4. A resume.
  5. Submission of scores on the Verbal Reasoning, Mathematical Reasoning, and Analytic Writing subtests of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

*The GRE/Praxis exam admission requirement is waived for certified in-service teachers and school administrators who have already completed a graduate program and who are returning to pursue additional graduate-level work for additional certifications, per state legislation [(A.3676 (Glick)/S.2487 (LaValle)].

Degree Requirements

  1. Successful completion of the all required course work plus six credits of internship/clinical practice experience.
  2. A 3.0 GPA is required for degree conferral.
  3. Successful completion of a Taskstream e-portfolio project.
  4. Candidates in the degree programs must also meet with the chair or advisor to plan his/her courses prior to course registration and to establish a plan of study for degree completion.

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