Educational Administration

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Educational Administration is for students who seek an online master’s degree program in the administration of educational programs. The program is designed to prepare potential leaders to assume various administrative positions which require knowledge and skills in leadership, supervision, and the ability to effectively administer in educational settings. Course curriculum will translate theory into effective practical application so that students become ethical and innovative leaders who can manage and administer in diverse educational environments.

Program Highlights & Benefits:

  • 2 years or less completion time
  • Summer & holiday breaks
  • One course completed every 8 weeks
  • Classes meet in an online format

Program Objectives:

  • Designed to prepare potential leaders to assume various administrative positions which require knowledge and skills in leadership, supervision, and the ability to effectively administer in educational settings
  • Course curriculum will translate theory into effective practical application so that students become ethical and innovative leaders who can manage and administer in diverse educational environments
  • Promote the success of all students through developing and implementing a shared vision of learning
  • Understand and insure quality program development and evaluation that results in effective instruction
  • Develop skills in management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment
  • Collaborate with staff, boards, students, families, and community stakeholders in response to diverse educational and community interests
  • Demonstrate integrity, fairness, and ethical behavior to help in the development and sustainability of a caring and moral educational community
  • Understand and respond to the larger political, social, legal and cultural context
  • This program does not lead to Principal or Administrative Licensure

Areas of Study

Course Title Hours
EDU 6240 Instructional Leadership 3
EDU 6130 School Evaluation and Change Processes* 3
EDU 6140 Curriculum and Assessment: Frameworks for Student Learning 3
EDU 6120 Supervision and Improvement of Instruction 3
EDU 6310 Schools, Families, and Community Partnerships 3
EDU 6600 Research in Education 3
EDU 6230 School Law and Policies 3
EDU 6210 School Finance and Business Management 3
EDU 6300 Ethics of School Leadership 3
EDU 6220 School Organization and Human Resources 3
  Total Credit Hours: 30

*Master's Capstone Experience

Candidates will complete a needs assessment project in the course EDU 6130, School Evaluation and Change Processes, as well as a narrative reflection of how the program coursework has influenced the candidate’s framework and viewpoint of educational administration.

NOTE: This is only an introduction of the program. You are responsible to review the Graduate Catalog for program details.