Master of Education in P-12 Educational Administration

Admission Requirements

For admission to the Master of Education in P-12 Education Administration, the applicant must apply to and meet all criteria for admission to the Graduate School. The applicant must also meet the following minimum admission requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; usually that degree is in an education-related field
  • Minimum of one year of P-12 teaching experience or documentation of equivalent experience for the P- 12 school administration emphasis
  • A letter of interest, stating the applicant's interest in the program
  • Current resume, including the names of and contact information for at least 2 professional references
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for all upper-division credits taken at the undergraduate level
  • Standardized test information that meets Graduate School admission requirements

The Master of Education in P-12 Education Administration requires a minimum of 31 credits.

P-12 Education Administration Emphasis (31 credits)
Core Professional Studies Courses (9 credits)
EDUC 6601Research and Writing3
EDUC 6602Theories of Learning3
EDUC 6610Applied Educational Statistics3
Leadership Foundation Studies (9 credits)
EDLA 6608Organizational Leadership and Education Administration3
EDLA 6609Principalship3
EDLA 6612School Law, Governance, and Ethics3
EDLA 6614Curriculum Instruction and Assessment3
EDLA 6615Supervision and Instructional Leadership3
EDLA 6642School Culture and Community Relations3
Field Experiences (4 credits)
EDLA 6651Case Analysis in Education1
EDLA 6657Internship * #1-3

Students will complete 260 hours of lnternship; hours are specified at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Minimum of 3 credits required. Three (3) credits of Internship are required in the first semester of enrollment in the Internship; thereafter, at least one (1) credit per semester of continuous enrollment is required until completed.


Students must complete two of the three courses; EDLA 6608EDLA 6612, and/or EDLA 6615 as a prerequisite for admission to EDLA 6657 (Internship).