Master of Education in Educational Administration (Online)

About the Online Master of Education in Educational Administration Degree

The Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Administration program prepares graduate students to enter into principalships or assistant principalships in elementary, middle, or high schools as well as district-wide administrative positions such as program directorships and supervisor or coordinator positions. This program is designed specifically to enhance abilities in planning, organizing, delegating, supervising and leading through a variety of activities, procedures, and experiences.

To earn the Texas Standard Principal Certificate, the student
must complete the thirty-six (36) semester hours detailed through the following link, earn the MEd degree, have a
valid Texas teaching certificate, have completed two (2) years of successful teaching in an accredited School, and
successfully complete the certification examination required by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). This program
is offered online as well as on campus.

This program offers an exceptional learning experience for educators who are looking for meaningful ways to improve the lives of others. The MEd in Educational Administration is a valuable credential for educators seeking leadership roles within the educational system.

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Admission Requirements

Official Transcripts – Students must have two years of teaching experience and provide all official transcripts, and any additional transcripts for content area certification. Official transcripts should be sent directly to the Online Graduate School from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted.

Additional Transcripts – For students applying to be certified in a content area, you are required to submit all of your transcripts to the Online Graduate School.

References – Applicants must provide contact information for two (2) references on their application. References must be a principal or supervisor, parent of a taught student, or colleague. One must be for a campus or school district leader if applicant is a certified teacher. Friends and family members should not be listed as references.

Résumé/CV and Service Record – Applicants must provide a current resume and an official school district, charter, or independent school service record.  Some specializations may require a specific length of work experience as shown on the service record.  Documents may be sent to the Online Graduate School at

Interview – An interview may be required as part of the admission process.

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