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Description

Master of Arts with a major in educational administration
The Master of Arts with a major in educational administration is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a professional career as a principal and other leadership positions in districts and schools.

Admissions Requirements

The requirements for admission to graduate study in educational administration are a 3.0 grade point average, fulfillment of requirements for a state teaching certificate or a background of education and experience satisfactory to the program director and three letters of recommendation submitted by individuals who are capable of evaluating your potential for leadership. Applicants for the program in administration will be required to give evidence of their fitness to pursue a professional career in this area.

Degree Requirements
36 credit hours

EDU 5000 Methods of Educational Research
3 credits
EDU 5160 Elementary Curriculum Construction or
3 credits
EDU 5170 Secondary Curriculum Construction 
EDU 5250 Educational Policy Studies 3 credits
EDU 5730 Elementary School Leadership, or 3 credits
EDU 5740 Administration of Secondary Schools
EDU 5750 School Finance and Management Education Services
3 credits
EDU 5820 Schools and Community Relations
3 credits
EDU 5860 Legal Foundations
3 credits
EDU 5920 Elementary Leader Internship I, and
3 credits
EDU 5921 Elementary Leader Internship II
3 credits
or
EDU 5930 Secondary Leader Internship I, and
3 credits
EDU 5931 Secondary Leader Internship II
3 credits
EDU 5960 Program Planning, Evaluation,
Development and Implementation
3 credits
EDU 6200 Supervision of Instruction
3 credits
EDU 5--- Elective credit to be selected in consultation with advisor
for any 5000-level or 6000-level course.

3 credits
EDU 6---

Depending upon student career interest, additional coursework may be selected in cooperation with the advisor from the following:

EDU 5200 Comparative Education
3 credits
CNS 5400 Testing and Evaluation
3 credits
EDU 5810 Multicultural Issues in Education
3 credits
EDU 6040 Central Office Leader Internship I
3 credits
EDU 6041 Central Office Leader Internship II
3 credits
EDU 6090 Advanced Seminar in Curriculum Planning
3 credits
PYC 5030 Statistics
3 credits
PYC 5730 Ethical Issues in the Workplace
3 credits
PYC 5740 Training and Development
3 credits
PYC 5750 Leadership Models
3 credits

Program Contact Information

Department Chair: Lorri MacDonald, Ed.D.
Reno Hall, Room 243
McNichols Campus

Telephone: 313-578-0431
Fax: 313-578-0507
Email: macdonlj@udmercy.edu


For more information about UDM, or to apply online, go to www.udmercy.edu/apply.


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