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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Educational Administration and Supervision, M.Ed.


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A fully online program, the Master of Education in Educational Administration and Supervision Degree Program prepares graduates for the school principalship. The program is delivered through a cohort model and new cohorts begin each summer semester. A limited number of students can be accommodated in each cohort. Prospective students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Applications for admission should be completed at least one semester prior to desired start date. Application deadlines are available on the Graduate School website. Enrollment in courses is limited to students who are formally enrolled in a cohort.

Admission Criteria

  1. GPA of 3.0 or higher on last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  2. GRE - Verbal, Quantitative, Writing official scores within past 5 years
  3. Current résumé (must document successful teaching experience; must include a copy of certification/licensure in education field; three years of teaching required to be eligible for licensure as an administrator in MS.)
  4. Letter of Interest (should include statements regarding the applicant's beliefs about teaching and leadership as well as statements about professional goals)
  5. Three letters of recommendation from professionals who are familiar with the student's academic experience and/or ability and can address applicant's readiness for graduate study
  6. Interview

Supplementary material may be submitted at the student's discretion or may be requested by the admissions committee.

Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Degree Requirements (34 hours)


The M.Ed. program requires a minimum of 34-credit hours and is designed with a spiraling curriculum in which concepts introduced at one level are built upon and expanded at the next. Students also complete internship experiences during the last three semesters of the program at two or more sites.

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