DENVER, CO (July 24, 2012) -- Argosy University, Denver is pleased to announce the launch of two new Colorado state approved programs for educators. These programs include:
- Master of Arts In Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration
- Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration
“These innovative and comprehensive programs combine flexible formats that include face-to-face and online learning designed for working professionals. “Courses are offered during the week, on weekends and online,” says Dr. Patricia Nelson, Program Chair in the College of Education at the campus.
The EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program is designed to prepare individuals to serve as school principals and/or building-level administrators. It is for practicing educators who have already completed a graduate level program from a regionally accredited institution or an appropriately certified foreign institution, and who are seeking administrative certification at the initial or K-12 level. Completion of the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program requires the satisfactory completion of 60 credit hours and results in a doctoral degree which includes a specific writing, research, and dissertation sequence. Program learning outcomes for the EdD in Educational Administration align with Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards. The program leads to Colorado principal certification upon completion of all state and program requirements.
The purpose of Argosy University’s Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program is to prepare individuals to serve as school administrators. The program is designed for practicing educators who have already completed a bachelor’s degree program from a regionally accredited institution and seeking administrative credentialing. Based on state requirements, students may be required to complete additional experiences or coursework. The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program requires the satisfactory completion of 30 semester credit hours.
About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals. Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.
The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to Colorado Initial Principal Licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required Colorado state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.