Lead the Future. Develop the leadership skills needed to direct educational programs.

M.A. in Administration

The Master of Arts in Administration (MAA) is a principal preparation program which gives licensed teachers the opportunity to advance their professional skills with an advanced endorsement in Administration. Courses explore the importance of responsible educational leadership, including the critical aspects of supervision, mentoring and support, as well as school finance, law and assessment data.

Implement new solutions to the problems confronting education

The program integrates advanced practices in education with the theory and practice of administration. Students complete a research project in administrative practice and a semester-long internship, deepening their conceptual understanding and extending their experience with real-world applications in the school and community.

Become a facilitator of educational change

This 36 credit graduate program is split evenly between on-ground and online coursework, balancing the scheduling flexibility working professionals need with the stimulation and support of face-to-face interaction. The program can be completed full or part-time and is financial aid eligible.

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Master of Arts in Administration Curriculum
EDUC 627 Introduction to Educational Administration Policy and Practice 3
EDUC 629 Educational Research in Administration and Reflective Practice 3
EDUC 640 Administrative Research Project 3
TEACHING SPECIALIZATION: Administrative Leadership
ELEC 101  Online Training 0
ALDR 501 Examining Theories of Organizational Leadership and Administration 3
ALDR 502 Exploring School Finance 3
ALDR 503 Understanding School Law 3
ALDR 504 Leadership and Supervision: Considerations for Instruction 3
ALDR 505 Strategies for Personal Success: Developing Personnel 3
ALDR 506 Curriculum Design and Development in Education 3
EDUC 645 Current Issues and Trends in Education 3
TLDR 605I Internship Course 6
Total Degree Credits: 36