MA in Educational Administration

Program Director: Lorri MacDonald, Ed.D.
Reno Hall, Room 243

The Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration is designed for those individuals who are interested in pursuing a professional career in educational administration and leadership as a principal, assistant principal, or other district and/or school leadership administrative positions.

Admission Requirements

The requirements for admission to graduate study in educational administration include a 3.0 average, fulfillment of requirements for a state teaching certificate or a background of education and experience satisfactory to the program director, and three letters of recommendation submitted by persons capable of evaluating the student's potential for leadership in this field. Applicants will be required to give evidence of their fitness to pursue a professional career in the area chosen for study.

Degree Requirements

EDU 5000 Methods of Educational Research
3 credits
EDU 5160 Elementary Curriculum Construction, or
3 credits
EDU 5170 Secondary Curriculum Construction
EDU 5250 Educational Policy Studies 3 credits
EDU 5730 Elementary School Leadership, or 3 credits
EDU 5740 Administration of Secondary Schools
EDU 5750 School Finance and Management Education Services
3 credits
EDU 5820 Schools and Community Relations
3 credits
EDU 5860 Legal Foundations
3 credits
EDU 5920 Elementary Leader Internship I, and
3 credits
EDU 5921 Elementary Leader Internship II
3 credits
EDU 5930 Secondary Leader Internship I, and
3 credits
EDU 5931 Secondary Leader Internship II
3 credits
EDU 5960 Program Planning, Evaluation,Development and Implementation
3 credits
EDU 6200 Supervision of Instruction
3 credits
EDU 5--- Elective credit to be selected in consultation with advisor
for any 5000-level or 6000-level course.

3 credits
EDU 6---

Funding Your Education

Get 60% off your tuition through the School Educator’s Tuition Remission Discount

If you are currently working full-time as a teacher, substitute, administrator, paraprofessional, counselor, or teacher’s aid of an elementary or secondary school you may be eligible to receive 60% off your tuition. Applicants in good standing must enroll in an education program to be eligible.

Click here for the tuition discount form.