Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Educational Administration with no Certification, Master of Education

General Requirements

In addition to meeting the Graduate School’s requirements for admission, retention, examinations, candidacy and graduation as listed elsewhere, requirements for admission to the department include: submitting an online application which includes personal information and recommendations on forms provided by the Graduate School along with Graduate Record Examination scores taken within the last five (5) years.

  1. Submit evidence of holding the Standard Teacher Certificate and at least two years creditable classroom teaching experience for the administrator certificate programs if seeking a principal certificate.
  2. Complete requirements of the Department Screening Committee as approved by the Graduate School.
  3. File a degree and/or certificate plan with the faculty advisor and with the Graduate School Office.
  4. A Comprehensive Examination is administered to all students within six (6) hours of graduation. Eligibility to take the Comprehensive Examination, designed by the Educational Administration faculty, is determined by the advisor and the Department Chair. Passing the Comprehensive Examination with a minimum score of 70 is required for graduation.

(All courses must be approved by the department)


Core Curriculum24
Foundation Core Requirements9
Total Hours36

Core Curriculum

EDAS 532School & Public Relation3
EDAS 537Principles Of Educ Administrat3
EDAS 541Curr Planning & Development3
EDAS 675Leadership & Management of Ins3
EDAS 836School Law3
EDAS 800Schl Org, Leadership & Mgmt3
EDAS 850Leadership & Campus Culture3
EDAS 880Human Resources Lead & Mgmt3
Total Hours24

Foundation Core Requirements

EDFD 576/581His Black Ed In America3
EPSY 831Educ Statistics3
EDFD 633Research3
Total Hours9


Select one of the following:3
Sem Soc & Cult Diff
Seminar In School Problems
Adv Topics Sch Finance
Principal As A Supervisor
Restorative Discipline
Fundamentals of Athletic Administration
Total Hours3

Course substitutions may be made with the approval of the Department Chairman, the Dean of the College of Education, and Dean of the Graduate School on forms provided by the Graduate School Office.