CSBO Endorsement 30 hour track Course Descriptions


EDL‐6150: School Evaluation and Change Process (3 hours) Explores the role of the chief school business official in overseeing and allocating financial, human resource and other resources to promote student performance.

EDL‐6211: Principles of School Business Management (3 hours) Introduces students to the role of school business management including key concepts, skills and aptitudes. Provides a basis from which students can connect and apply key school business management concepts to their graduate business education in the MBA and CSBO programs. 

EDL‐6510: School Fund Accounting and Budgeting (3 hours) Analysis of school funding and accounting.

EDL‐6520: School Finance Law (3 hours) Analysis of laws governing school finance and accounting procedures as they affect schools and districts.

EDL‐7110: Strategies of Educational Leadership (3 hours) Analysis of management and supervisory skills and behavior that lead to the improvement of instruction in public and private schools.

EDL‐7120: Research‐Based Decision Making (3 hours) The analysis of the methodological and statistical components of existing research data to enhance and facilitate the educational decision‐making process is the topic of this course. Particular attention is given to application of research to issues of educational policy and reform. 

EDL‐7220: Human Resource Administration and Bargaining (3 hours) Functions of human resource planning, recruitment, selection, placement, development and related legal issues, and human relations. 

EDL‐7310: Organization and Community Partnerships (3 hours) An examination of the nature of organizational development in order to build effective community outreach and partnerships. Topics explored include organizational and community culture, climate, political structures, community groups and other influencing factors, which impact organizational decision making.

EDL‐6986: Internship in School Business Management I (3 hours) An academic, 16‐week long clinical experience at the pK‐12 level, requiring extensive, intensive and diverse assignments and administrative activities in finance.

EDL‐6987: Internship in School Business Management II (3 hours) An academic, 16‐week long clinical experience at the pK‐12 level, requiring extensive, intensive and diverse assignments and administrative activities in finance.

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