Students pursuing the Master of Education Educational Leadership degree must complete a 36 semester-hour program, including an internship that extends over a full P-12 school year. Candidates must also attain a satisfactory score on the Louisiana State Department of Education-identified test for educational leaders, successfully make an internship-based school improvement oral presentation to designated audiences, and receive an acceptable score on the program culminating e-portfolio EDLE 599: E-Portfolio. Applicants must be nominated by appropriate professional individuals and meet additional specified application requirements. Applications to the Master of Education Educational Leadership program will be processed only during Spring and Summer sessions. Spring applications must be completed by April 1 and Summer applications must be completed by July 1. Applications processed during Spring Quarter will be for admission in the following Summer Quarter and applications processed during Summer Quarter will be for admission in the following Fall Quarter. For more information, contact the Department Head of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership or the Office of Graduate Studies in the College of Education.