Educational Leadership (EDL)

The Educational Leadership (EDL) program at Northwestern State University (NSU) offers Master's of Education and an Educational Specialist degrees. A fast-track alternate certification program for those already with a master's degree is also available.

The programs of study require EDL courses and an internship experience, all focusing on the competencies and skills defined by the Louisiana Board of Regents and the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC). Graduates of the program will qualify for a Louisiana initial Level One administration license.

The Educational Leadership program at NSU is nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituency Council (ELCC), a learned society of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

For more information, contact Dr. Wendell Wellman, program coordinator.