Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling

Message from the Chair
Dr. Steve F. Bain

Dr. Steve Bain

Welcome to the Educational Leadership and Counseling department’s website and, as the department chair, let me say thank you for considering us in your academic plans. There’s a reason why U.S. News and World Report ranked our online graduate education programs 50th in the nation—because we provide an affordable, relevant, and superb learning environment for our students! Our faculty members are committed to the teaching profession and will partner with you to ensure optimal academic success! Most of our professors have extensive professional experience which means they bring relevance and practical expertise to their courses!

Our EDLC has five programs: Adult Education (Online), Educational Administration (Online), Counseling and Guidance (Hybrid), Instructional Technology (Online), and our doctoral program in Educational Leadership! Please take a moment to browse our website in order to learn more about what we have to offer you.  If you need more information or wish to speak to someone personally about any of our graduate programs, please contact us at 361-593-2430.

In the department we have four programs at the master’s level: (online)

We have one program at the doctoral level:

We also offer one transcripted certificate at the doctoral level:

Use the links to the right to find out more about our programs.


TExES 195 Superintendent Practice Test and Review Session
July 9, 2016
Hosted by: Dr. Don Jones

TExES 068 Principal Practice Test and Review Session
July 9, 2016
Hosted by: Dr. LaVonne Fedynich

This page was last updated on: October 5, 2018