Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Administration & Supervision

Online 31 major credits * 20 months

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

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Program Highlights & Benefits

Learn effective school organization, management and leadership

20 month completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE or admission tests

No weekend classes

Who this Program is For

Professional educators with at least three years of teaching experience who wish to enter the principalship

What You Learn

Our program teaches critical managerial and administrative skills for building community and a coherent, school-wide instructional plan. Featuring hands-on internships with local master administrators, this program is designed to fit within an educator’s busy schedule.

The mission of Averett University is to prepare students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Our program provides the knowledge and understanding required to develop and sustain a dynamic learning environment which promotes success for all learners.

How You Learn

Online Format: The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision is presented online over 20 months in an accelerated format. You’ll take classes one at a time in 8 week blocks to allow intense study of each concept. The degree program requires a total of
320 internship hours on the elementary, secondary, and central office levels; 120 of which are embedded in coursework. Students will be required to participate in Zoom conferences with the university supervisor.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned an M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision and upon completion of the SLLA Examination with VDOE will be eligible for endorsement as a School Principal, Grades K-12.

Averett University is proud to announce that 100% of our graduates have successfully passed the SLLA Exam on their first attempt!

Degree Requirements

Course Title Hours
ED 518 Orientation to Graduate Programs 1
ED 610 Communication and Community Relations 3
ED 612 Education Law 3
ED 616 Curriculum Development and Evaluation 3
ED 618 Instructional Leadership & Student Academic Achievement 3
ED 623 Administration & Supervision of Special ed. and ESL Programs 3
ED 624 Organizational Management 3
ED 625 Human Resource Management and School Finance 3
ED 634 School Climate and School Improvement 3
ED 636 Professionalism: Ethics, Policy, and Prof Development 3
ED 691 Internship 3
Total Credit Hours: 31
Please Note:

Program and course requirements are based on Competencies outlined by the Virginia Department of Education and are subject to change.

Successful completion of the SLLA is required to obtain the endorsement