A cooperative program between UW-Whitewater and UW-Madison provides an opportunity for students to earn a Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from UW-Madison by completing a substantial amount of their course work on the UW-Whitewater campus. 33 units of the 36 units required by the program may be taken at UW-Whitewater through a combination of UW-Whitewater courses and UW-Madison courses offered at UW-Whitewater.
Students may enroll in the program for the Master of Science degree and Wisconsin Licensure or licensure only. Licensing Options include K-12 Principal, Director of Instruction, and Director of Pupil Services. In addition, students are able to establish a foundation for an academic and career ladder leading to specialist and doctoral degrees at UW-Madison in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
The program combines the unique resources of the two institutions to assist qualified persons to add dimension to their education through (1) intensive study in the theory and practice of educational leadership, (2) refinement of skills and attitudes essential to educational leaders, and (3) further study in related educational fields such as curriculum and guidance. The program is designed to prepare persons for leadership positions at all levels of education, both public and private.
Students must be admitted to the UW-Madison Graduate School and the UW-Madison Department of Educational Leadership as well as by the UW-Whitewater School of Graduate Studies and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Applicants should contact the Cooperative Program Coordinator for a list of current admission requirements and application forms.
Applicants should contact the Cooperative Program Coordinator for the current UW-Madison degree requirements. At present, the following UW-Whitewater courses are approved for inclusion in the program.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF EDUCATION
EDADMIN/CIGENRL 725 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & INTEGRATION
EDADMIN/CIGENRL 728 INTRODUCTION TO ELEM. AND SEC. ADMINISTRATION EDADMIN/CIGENRL 769 SUPERVISION OF INSTRUCTION
THE SCHOOL PRINCIPALSHIP
EDADMIN/CIGENRL 780 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY & ADMINISTRATIVE BEHAVIOR IN EDUCATION
SCHBUSMG770 SCHOOL FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING