SBU's Master of Science in Educational Administration is a 38-hour degree program leading to initial K-12 principal certification. This master degree program will broaden your knowledge and strengthen your skills for building-level leadership roles in today's complex educational environment.
Developed in accordance with certification requirements established by the Missouri Board of Education, the Educational Administration program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Upon successful completion of this program, the required courses, and a state test, you will receive certification as a building-level administrator.
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Educational Administration courses are offered in a hybrid format, which is a fusion of real-time class sessions (accessed in a variety of mediums) and online coursework. The online courses in this degree program allow for more flexibility for our students.