The Educational Administration program develops school and organizational leaders grounded in values, reflection, and commitment to service. Designed for working adults, the Educational Administration master’s degree attracts aspiring K-12 administrators who are passionate about making a difference and who see themselves as leaders of other professionals in pursuit of excellence for schools.

This cohort degree program offers principal or program administrator certification and may be completed in just six quarters, beginning in the spring and ending the following summer. Field-based learning is emphasized and focus areas are specially developed for each student, targeted to the type of schools where they work or want to work, including:

  • General public school administration
  • Catholic school administration
  • Independent school administration
  • Alternative school administration
  • Charter school administration

Program Benefits

  • 46-credit, accelerated program may be completed in six quarters
  • Hybrid courses include cohort seminars in the evenings and summer along with online instruction
  • Small class sizes and highly accessible faculty
  • Field experience with partner schools allow candidates to observe and work in various settings
  • Action research projects address a real school or community issue
  • Curriculum meets Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards


Participating students will be required to complete their internship in a partnership school or district.