Master of Management and Science Course Description 

The Master of Management and Science program is designed to provide advance knowledge, skills and practical assimilation of the knowledge needed to be successful managers and leaders in the business and Science Communities. The research skills and knowledge acquired through the program allow students to be prepared for the challenges and competition associated with the business and science industries. The research work and practice acquired by the students prepared them to be well grounded and rounded for their profession and to get up to date knowledge of these industries. 

Educational Leadership - Select 7 Core courses below and 5 required courses from the management program 36 Credits

EDL 7000 Educational Leadership (3)

The course emphasizes the realities of the workplace, blending practical tasks with the conceptual models of effective leadership. The course gives specific attention is given to issues associated with leadership and research associated with curriculum, faculty, programs, and assessment in higher education. Through a series of individual and collaborative activities, participants will begin to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by modern school leaders.

EDL 7010 Organizational Psychology and Leadership (3)

The main objective of this course is to provide insight into the field of Organizational Psychology the study of human behavior in groups and organizations. Topics will cover the history of industrial psychology, psychological assessments, personal decisions, organizational change and work stress related issues. The course will examine the ways in which organizational psychology has been studied in the social sciences, focusing upon empirical research across various Psychology disciplines.

EDL 7020 Teaching Diverse Learners (3)

Students will use theoretical bases as well as on site observations to develop an awareness of teaching learning strategies appropriate for the developmental needs of children. The culminating project for this term the in-depth child study of one of your students is integrated with your math, science, social studies, and literacy courses and is designed to help you gain insights into instruction. Students will develop their own philosophy of education by the end of this course. 

EDL 7030 Conflict Management in Organizations (3)

The program examines current trends and issues in the field of conflict resolution and conflict management and at the same time introduces methods for understanding and effectively responding to contemporary changes and challenges. This course introduces positive conflict management processes, including active listening and communication skills, principled negotiation, mediation, arbitration, victim and criminal-offender mediation, and nonviolent direct action.

EDL 7040 Education Finance for School Leaders (3)

The course is designed to familiarize prospective principals with the financial and business management functions associated with school administration. This course provides school leaders with preparation in skills for providing purpose and direction for individuals and groups, shaping school culture and value, facilitating the development of shared strategic vision for the school. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the structure of the total financing system, the structure of educational finance.

EDL 7050 Instructional Supervision and Leadership (3)

The program focuses on cinematic depictions of theory and practical application of leadership. This course will provide existing school leaders with theories, concepts and behaviors, of effective leadership which address the challenges of schools today. The course is going to help budding teachers in Managing and coping with disruptive student behavior in instructional settings so that they support the teaching/learning process. The course encourages a deeper understanding of personal beliefs, styles, value and ethics required of school leaders.

EDL 7060 Educational Law (3)

The course is designed for law students having little or no previous knowledge of education system. Topics covered in the curriculum include mechanisms for control of agencies by the legislative and executive branches; the constitutional basis for, and limits on, governance by agencies; the availability and effects of judicial review over agency action; and the features of agency rulemaking and adjudication. 

EDL 7070 Public Policy (3)

This course is intended to develop a detailed understanding of American public diplomacy, its history, its rationale, and how it relates to traditional diplomacy, strategic communications, and other instruments of national power in securing U.S. national interests. The focus will be primarily on domestic public policy, but at the same time the course also reviews how the processes of public policy operate from agenda setting through formulation and legitimating.