School Administration

Specialization in School Administration

This 36-hour program is designed for the individual who desires to prepare for the position of elementary or secondary school principal. The program consists of 8-week online courses designed to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge of school administration. 

M.S., Educational Leadership, School Administration Requirements (36 credits)

General Required Courses
EDL 607School Improvement3
EDL 609Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Part I (or Sports Leadership course) #3
EDL 610Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Part II3
EDL 619School Culture3
NCR 632Effective Conflict Engagement for Educational Leaders3
EDL 622School Law *3
EDL 624Differentiated Supervision for Professional Growth3
EDL 626Strategic Resourcing *3
EDL 639Internship I in Elementary School Administration3
or EDL 640 Internship I in Secondary School Administration
EDL 643Internship II in Elementary School Administration3
or EDL 644 Internship II Secondary School Administration
Choose required courses below for either Catholic School Educators or Public School Educators: 6
Required Courses for Catholic School Educators
Foundations of Catholic Education *
Strategic and Political Leadership in Catholic Schools *
Required Courses for Public School Educators
Special Education Leadership
Leading Professional Learning Communities (Or Sports Leadership course) #
Total Credits36

Magis Catholic Teacher Corps option (39 credits)

EDL 605Foundations of Catholic Education3
EDL 607School Improvement3
EDL 609Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Part I3
EDL 619School Culture3
EDL 627Strategic and Political Leadership in Catholic Schools3
NCR 632Effective Conflict Engagement for Educational Leaders3
EDL 610Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Part II3
EDL 624Differentiated Supervision for Professional Growth3
EDL 622School Law3
EDL 626Strategic Resourcing3
EDU 689Advanced Internship In Catholic Education3
EDL 639Internship I in Elementary School Administration3
or EDL 640 Internship I in Secondary School Administration
EDL 643Internship II in Elementary School Administration3
or EDL 644 Internship II Secondary School Administration