MEd: Educational Administration

HBU Online Learning Program


About the 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. Students completing this program may qualify for the Texas Standard Principal Certificate after successfully passing the TExES exam.

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.


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Admission Requirements

Students must have two years of teaching experience and provide all official transcripts, any additional transcripts for content area certification, two recommendations, current resume/CV, service record, and complete an interview.

Transcripts should be sent from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree.  Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted.  *If your degree-conferred transcript contains fewer than 100 hours of your undergraduate coursework, you will be required to submit all undergraduate transcripts.  Any post-baccalaureate or graduate level transcripts will also be required. For students applying to be certified in a content area, you are required to submit all of your transcripts.

Recommendations must be from a principal or supervisor, parent of a taught student, or colleague.  One must be from a campus or school district leader if applicant is a certified teacher.  Forms from family members or friends will not be accepted.  Recommendation forms must be sent directly from the recommenders to be considered valid.

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.

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Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

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