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Educational Instruction & Leadership

The Department of Educational Instruction and Leadership provides undergraduate education courses that lead to teacher certification in a number of areas spanning PK-12 education.  The Elementary Education and Special Education programs are housed exclusively in our department.  Programs leading to certification in art, English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Music, Health and Physical Education, and History, are also offered.

Three graduate programs are offered by our department. The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction currently offers advanced coursework in 5 emphasis areas: educational technology, English, generalist, mathematics, and science. The Master of Education in Educational Leadership offers both an academic track and a professional track leading to principal certification. The Master of Education in Special Education has two tracks, Administration and Challenging Behaviors. For more information about graduate programs, please click here.

The Department of Educational Instruction and Leadership is currently experiencing growth in the number of students it serves as course offerings are increased at Southeastern’s Extension Campuses at the University Center of Southern Oklahoma in Ardmore, Grayson County College (Denison, Texas), Eastern Oklahoma State College McAlester Campus, and Southeastern Oklahoma State University McCurtain County Campus (Idabel, OK).

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