Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Administrative Leadership
Program

Mostly Online 39 credit hours * 1 year

Affordable Tuition

$213/mo

*if using financial aid

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Program Highlights & Benefits

Rigorous, relevant coursework for MA educators

Practical, hands-on learning necessary for effective leadership in K-12 schools

Faculty with experience as active leaders and administrators in the community

Networking opportunities and job placement support

For

Educators seeking initial licensure in Administrative Leadership in the areas of Principals/Assistant Principals (PreK-8, 5-12) and Special Education Administrators.

What You Learn

  • Demonstrate knowledge of core administrator module standards. i.e., instructional leadership, management of operations, family and community engagement, and professional culture.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of license specific module standards, i.e., administration and supervision of special education programs and services and consultation and collaboration skills. 

How You Learn

Mostly online courses, in a convenient cohort format

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will receive their Master’s in Education, and will be eligible for initial licensure in Administrative Leadership in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Degree Requirements

  • Completion of at least three years of school-based employment in which the candidates holds a license, or at least three years of equivalent employment in another educational-related setting

Principal/Assistant Principal Courses

Total Degree Requirements – 39 credits

Core Module Requirements

CourseTitleCredits
EA 500School Leadership3
EA 505Instructional Leadership3
EA 510Sheltered English Immersion for School Leaders3
EA 515Public School Operational and Financial Strategies3
EA 520Law, Policy, and Ethics3
EA 525Human Resources and Organizational Potential3
EA 530Family and Community Engagement3
EA 535Strategic Management and Design3
 Core Module Requirements 24

Licensure Module Requirements

CourseTitleCredits
EA 555Using Data to Improve Curriculum and Instruction3
EA 565Facilities Management3
EA 563Supervision and Evaluation3
EA 560Practicum for Principal/Assistant Principal [PreK-6, 5-8, 9-12]
  • 500 hours to be completed at the PreK-6, 5-8, or 9-12 grade levels 
3
EA 562

Reflective Seminar for Principal/Assistant Principal

  • Seminar must be taken concurrently with the Practicum at the same grade levels as the Practicum 
3
 Licensure Module Requirements 15

Special Education Administrator Courses (All Levels)

Total Degree Requirements – 36 credits

Core Module Requirements

CourseTitleCredits
EA 500School Leadership3
EA 505Instructional Leadership3
EA 510Sheltered English Immersion for School Leaders3
EA 515Public School Operational and Financial Strategies3
EA 520Law, Policy, and Ethics3
EA 525Human Resources and Organizational Potential3
EA 530Family and Community Engagement3
EA 535Strategic Management and Design3
 Core Module Requirements 24

Licensure Module Requirements

CourseTitleCredits
EA 570Administration and Supervision of Special Education3
EA 575Consultation and Collaboration in Special Education3
EA 580

Practicum in Special Education Administrator

  • 500 hours to be completed
3
EA 582

Reflective Seminar in Special Education Administrator

  • Seminar must be taken concurrently with the Practicum at the same grade levels as the Practicum
3
 Licensure Module Requirements 12
Please Note:

This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.