Mastering the challenge of education to change and improve lives
The Master of Education - Principalship degree (MEd) is designed for educators who are aspiring to become K-12 building principals. This program is aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards and focuses on improving student achievement through organizational and instructional leadership.
Major emphasis throughout this curriculum is on field experience, cutting-edge technology, leadership and global thinking. Centered on current research and best practices, this program links theory and practice and provides opportunities to develop these skills through problem-based learning, reflective practice, real-world case studies, field experiences and projects that enable the integration of knowledge and experience in real-world settings. The utilization of technology, data analysis and data-informed decision making skills are embedded throughout the curriculum. (33 credits)
The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Saginaw Valley State University is approved as a teacher preparation institution by action of the Michigan State Board of Education.