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Loyola University Chicago

School of Education


M.Ed. in Administration & Supervision

Principal Preparation Cohorts

Degree Requirements

Total Hours: 48
Internship: Required (four semesters of internship are required)
Comprehensive: None
Thesis: None

Length of Program:
Students will complete the program in two and one-half years. Candidates will take six semester hours per semester (including summers).

Curriculum Plan:
Completion of the M.Ed. degree program requires 48 semester hours. Completion of the entire master’s degree program will meet the requirements for an Illinois Principal Credential.

Continuous Enrollments
Master's students in Administration & Supervision are required to maintain the status of continuous enrollment during their program of studies. This means that students complete the cohort in the course sequence and time frame as defined.

A formal leave of absence may be granted upon request and the approval of the School of Education’s Associate Dean of Student Academic Services

Illinois Licensure Requirements
Candidates in all programs leading to Illinois licensure are required to pass an Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP), the appropriate endorsement exam, and a State Criminal Background Check.

Required Courses (48 semester hours)

Sequence and Timing of Classes

Degree Conferral
While the commencement ceremony is every May, degrees can be conferred May, August, and December. Students must apply for graduation/degree conferral. Students should apply for graduation in the semester they anticipate completing all degree requirements. Failure to meet application deadlines may result in a delay of the conferral of the degree to the following semester. Applications for Degree Conferral are due:

Please note the degree conferral application is valid for only one semester. If the degree is not conferred for the semester requested, a new application is required for a subsequent semester.


School of Education
820 N. Michigan Ave., Lewis Towers 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
312.915.6800 ยท SchlEduc@luc.edu

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