M.Ed. in Administration

Program Description | Admission | Degree Requirements | Courses

Program Description

The Master of Education in Administration is a thirty hour program designed specifically for those who wish to work towards Principal Certification. The program complies with existing standards for professional certification to produce proficient school administrators who are well educated in school administration and organization; effective leadership strategies; campus business management; and federal, state, and local school regulations. Students in this program will also possess the skills necessary to evaluate programs for overall school improvement, implement research to improve instruction and curricula, and understand how diverse populations and special programs affect a school and its community.


Applicants seeking admission to the M.Ed. in Administration must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Official GRE scores
  5. Teacher Service Record
  6. Three Reference Forms, two from supervisors and one from a colleague

Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling for additional requirements:

Box 2119, Huntsville, Texas 77341 or by phone (936) 294-1147 or edu_elc@shsu.edu.

Course Prerequisites are strictly observed.

Degree Requirements

The degree requires thirty hours of graduate coursework. A comprehensive examination is required during the final semester of coursework.

M.Ed. in Administration

Choose all from:
EDAD 5332 <ASE 532> Administration and Organization of Public Schools
EDAD 6378 <ASE 678> Building Capacities for Teaching and Learning
EDAD 5386 <ASE 586> Special Populations and Special Programs
EDAD 5372 <ASE 572> Federal, State, and Local School Law
EDAD 6379 <ASE 679> Program Evaluation for School Improvement
EDAD 6370 <ASE 670> Campus Business Management
EDAD 6371 <ASE 671> Role of the Principal in School Administration
EDAD 6394 <ASE 694> Instructional Leadership Development
EDAD 6385 <ASE 685> Culturally Proficient Leadership
EDAD 6362 <ASE 662> Campus Leadership (Internship)1
1 EDAD 6362 <ASE 662> is the last course to be taken in the sequence of courses. It may be taken with one to two other courses.



Education Administration (EDAD)

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