Master of Education in 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.

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.  *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. **If you are applying for Initial Certification, you must submit all transcripts from every college or university you have attended.

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.

Two (2) Recommendation Forms –  Download Recommendation Form. Recommenders should submit the completed forms directly to The Online Graduate School via email at onlineverification@hbu.edu. Letters of recommendation should 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 in from the recommenders directly or they will be considered void. Applicants waive their right to view completed forms upon asking a reference to complete the form.

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 onlineverification@hbu.edu.

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

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Accreditation

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

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