Graduate Degree

K-12 Educational Administration - Master of Arts

K-12 Educational Administration - Master of Arts
Plan Code:
Program Level:
Award Type:
Master of Arts
College of Education
Educational Administration

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Education

Department of Educational Administration

Graduate Study
K-12 Educational Administration - Master of Arts

The graduate degree programs in K–12 educational administration are designed to prepare persons for leadership positions in elementary and secondary education in the United States and other nations.

The master's degree program in K–12 educational administration is designed to prepare individuals for administrative positions in schools and school districts. The program is open to classroom teachers and noneducators who are interested in the practice or teaching of educational administration.

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Education, students must meet the requirements specified below.

Requirements for the Master of Arts Degree in K–12 Educational Administration

The program is available only under Plan B (without thesis). The student must complete 30 credits and meet the requirements specified below, which must be approved by the student’s academic advisor.

  1. A core of selective experiences that builds on four critical leadership capacities: (1) vision building, interpersonal and political skills; (2) organizational analysis and operation; (3) research and inquiry; and (4) engagement with families and communities. In addition, the core experience will include field-based leadership internships (24 credits)
  2. A minimum of 6 credits in an area of emphasis focused on professional interest.
  3. Pass a final certifying examination.