Master of Education – Educational Administration
The Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration requires a total of thirty-six (36) hours of graduate course work. Included in the thirty-six (36) semester hours are twenty-four (24) semester hours in administration and a twelve (12) semester hours of common core. It supplies the foundation knowledge in educational administration that must be acquired before an individual may seek certification as either a principal or superintendent in the state of Texas.
The program seeks to increase the number of diverse administrators for the state and country and to improve the leadership quality in K-12. The program promotes, rather than inhibits, bold, innovative and effective leadership. Studies, recommendations and initiatives would be used to change local, state, and federal regulatory obstacles that inhibit leadership creativity for current and future leaders.
Candidates seeking admission into the Master’s Degree in Educational Administration with “Graduate Degree Status” are required to submit an application for admission to the Graduate School and the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling. The candidate must:
- have earned the bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 system
- must submit transcript of all academic work to date.
- must provide three letters of references, and
- submit a Graduate Record Exam score (GRE).
Mode of Delivery
The primary methodology used to deliver instruction in the Master of Education in Educational Administration program will be a combinations of face-to-face courses, Interactive Television (ITVN) courses and Hybrid Course delivery. Regular full time faculty, supplemented by adjunct faculty who are practitioners, will deliver instruction so that all candidates receive well rounded educational experience.
The most distinctive feature of the program is its emphasis on a prescribed core of courses for all students. This required core is essential to understanding the theory and practice to improving leadership. The course rotation is designed with the practitioner in mind. Courses are scheduled on week nights and weekends.