Master of Education in Educational Administration

Program Description
16 Months – 36 semester credits (Full-Time Option)

Master of Education in Educational Administration

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Program Description
16 Months – 36 semester credits (Full-Time Option)
The Master of Education in Educational Administration program will prepare students to face the challenging, competitive and dynamic academic world in any career that requires the understanding of academic concepts and processes. Graduates will learn how to become a competent academic leader in a variety of academic settings with a broad understanding of academic finance, professional development, human resource management, organizational behavior and change, curriculum design and evaluation, and legal issues in education. Through advanced-level knowledge, graduates will become an effective academic leader and learn how to solve problems in the evolving academic environment. Graduates of the Educational Administration program will possess the knowledge, skills, and attitudes which will provide a competitive edge over graduates of baccalaureate education programs; and therefore, provide opportunity for career advancement beyond the capacity of the baccalaureate prepared graduate.

End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
At completion of the program, the graduate will possess the knowledge and skill to:

  1. Analyze effective facilitation of positive achievement results aligned with student learning goals and state accountability measures
  2. Distinguish effective prioritization of student learning through leadership actions that build and support a learning organization focused on student success and continuous improvement
  3. Illustrate effective development and implementation of an instructional framework that aligns school curriculum with state standards, effective instructional strategies, student learning needs, and assessments
  4. Use effective structuring and monitoring of a school environment that improves learning for all student populations
  5. Apply effective recruitment and induction practices to develop a high- performing, diverse faculty and staff
  6. Compare effective practices for the development and retention of high- performing, diverse faculty and staff
  7. Distinguish effective practices that cultivate, support, and develop leaders within the organization
  8. Use personal and professional behavior consistent with quality practices in education and community leadership
  9. Apply effective decision-making processes that are based on research, best practices, and leadership theory to support the mission, vision, and improvement priorities of schools
  10. Demonstrate effective organizational theory, research, and management practices related to school operations that maximize a safe and effective learning environment
  11. Utilize resources and fiscal management practices that maximize a safe and effective learning environment
  12. Apply ethical legal practices and applications that assure a safe and effective learning environment
  13. Use effective communication practices that accomplish system-wide goals by building and maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements and procedures, applicants wishing consideration for admission to the Master of Education program must:

  1. Conferred Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  2. Proof of Graduation: College transcript of coursework from Bachelor’s Degree from an institution accredited by agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education

Credential Issued
Master of Education in Educational Administration

Delivery Mode
This program is offered face-to-face (onsite).

Transfer Credits
No more than 9 credits can be transferred from another institution.

A Master of Education in Educational Administration will be issued to each student who successfully completes the program requirements and satisfies graduation requirements:

  1. Student has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  2. Student is current with financial obligations to the University
  3. Student has met with the Office of Career Services for assistance with job placement or provides documentation of employment
  4. Student has completed Exit Interview with the Office of Financial Aid
  5. Student has completed the Graduation Clearance form and submitted it to the Office of the Registrar at least 60 days before the last day of class

Students must adhere to all University policies and requirements including those involving the required use of electronic devices.

Master of Education in Educational Administration Degree Plan

EDU5000 Educational Administration 3 45
EDU5010 Educational Law 3 45
EDU5020 Educational Finance 3 45
Semester I Total: 9 135
EDU5030 Practicum I 3 135
EDU5040 Academic Culture 3 45
EDU5050 Continuous Improvement 3 45
Semester II Total: 9 225
EDU5060 Developing Professional Capacity 3 45
EDU5070 Practicum II 3 135
EDU6080 Improving Instructional Performance 3 45
Semester III Total: 9 225
EDU6090 Developing and Empowering Educational Leaders 3 45
EDU6100 Strategic Leadership and Human Resource Management 3 45
EDU6110 Educational Administration Capstone and Practicum III 3 135
Semester IV Total: 9 225
Program Totals: 36 810


Program Description Other Costs Estimated Explanation
MED Foreign Transcript Evaluation Variable Foreign Transcript Evaluation
MED Registration Fee $100.00 Registration Fee
MED Application Fee $100.00 Application Fee
MED Bring Your Own Device (BOD) App $99.00 Tablet Configuration
MED Background Check Level I $100.00 Includes NW Sex Offender Registry, NW Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Scan, Social Security Alert, and Residency History.
MED Copies of academic records – cost per page $1.00 Copies of academic records
MED Course Make Up Exam and Proctor Fee $40.00 Cost to make up a missed exam
MED Credit through standardized examination (Test Out) cost per exam $100.00 Test Out
MED Book Fee Variable For individual Book Fees see Appendix
MED Graduation Fee $150.00 Graduation Fee
MED Parking Fee (Per Term) $25.00 Cost to park in MRU assigned parking
MED Graduation Fee $150.00 Graduation Fee
MED Student Badge ID $50.00 Student ID
MED Student Badge ID Replacement Fee $50.00 Replacement of lost or stolen ID
MED Student Services, Technology and Media Fee (Per Semester) $120.00 Cost for use of internet, WIFI, Online library periodicals, etc.
MED Transfer Credit Evaluation $120.00 Cost to Evaluate transcripts for Transfer Credits
MED Tuition Cost per Credit $431.00 Tuition Cost per Credits

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