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Master of Urban Educational Leadership
 
This leading-edge master’s degree was born out of need to support and empower school administrators to be effective in urban environments.  Davenport University’s College of Urban Education equips current and aspiring school administrators with the skills and strategies critical to leading PK-12 schools and districts in our cities.
 
With school administrators increasingly called upon to manage struggling schools and districts, the need is clear: more and better-prepared leaders must be nurtured. You may be one of them and the Master of Urban Educational Leadership degree can get you there.

What are the features of the Master of Urban Educational Leadership degree?

A 36-credit master’s degree program that is:
  • Relevant with curriculum delivering best practices in urban educational leadership
  • Aligned to national standards for educational leaders
  • Qualified by meeting Michigan Standards for Preparation of School Administrators

This degree launches your career as a visionary educational leader with the right knowledge. It gives you confidence in your ability to bring change for the good to urban education practices

Course of Study

Davenport graduate programs will help you become a standout for leadership in education. Our innovative, highly-respected curriculum is the only program of its kind in Michigan offering this unique model. Our relationships with educational leaders across the region and beyond become your connections for the future. 

Foundations of Urban Educational Leadership

  • Concepts in Educational Leadership
  • Education and the Law
  • Race, Culture, and Equity in Urban Educational Leadership
  • Leading and Managing Urban Schools and Districts

Business Essentials for Urban School and District Administrators

  • Human Capital Management for Urban Schools and Districts
  • Strategic Improvement of Urban Schools and Districts
  • Financial Management of Urban Schools and Districts
  • Performance Management of Urban Schools and Districts

Instructional Core Transformation Strategies

  • Advanced Instructional Strategies for Urban Schools
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Instruction for Urban Schools
  • Managing Partnership Development in Urban Schools
  • Transformation and Management of the Instructional Core

Certificate in Urban Educational Leadership 18-21 credits

  • Concepts in Educational Leadership
  • Race, Culture and Equity in Urban Educational Leadership
  • Strategic Improvement on Urban Schools and Districts
  • Human Capital Management in Urban Schools and Districts
  • Transformation and Management of the Instructional Core
  • Leading and Management Urban Schools and Districts
  • Internship (for aspiring administrators only)

For more information:
davenport.edu/college-urban-education or 800-686-1600