Master of Arts in Educational Administration Program
Candidates may earn a Master of Arts in Educational Administration by completing a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework. Candidates must complete the six required courses below and may choose their remaining courses to total a minimum of 30 credit hours.
The six required courses are:
ED 500 - Educational Administration I (2 credits)
ED 505 - Principles of Supervision (3 credits)
ED 509 - Field Experience I (2 credits)
ED 560 - Educational Research (3 credits)
ED 575 - School Law (3 credits)
ED 590 - Integrating Seminar OR Thesis/Research (3 credits)
Additional course offerings are:
ED 510 - Educational Administration II (2 credits)
ED 519 - Field Experience II/Internship (3 credits)
ED 520 - Instructional Leadership (3 credits)
ED 530 - Curriculum Development (3 credits)
ED 536 - School Climate (2 credits)
ED 541 - Pupil Personnel Services (2 credits)
ED 549 - Professional Staff Development (3 credits)
ED 554 - Issues and Problems of the Principal (2 credits)
ED 589 - Administrative & Instructional Use of Technology (2 credits)
Candidates pursuing their Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Principal's Licensure must complete 38 credit hours. The requirements for those solely pursuing their licensure will vary depending on their degrees from previously attended institutions. Candidates entering the program with master's degrees should consult with the program director regarding transfer credit possibilities.
An additional 12 credit hours are required for the Superintendent Licensure. Candidates must have covered all of the courses/topics outlined in Ursuline’s principal licensure program; if not, the candidate may be required to complete additional courses.