SBU's Master of Science in Educational Administration, 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 and a state test, you will receive certification as a building-level administrator.
Visit the Graduate Education page to learn more about the application and admissions process, financial aid, and more.
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.
As an administrator, some of my best educators were graduates of SBU and I am glad to be a part of a quality program at SBU.
COURSE DELIVERY TYPES
Online (OL) — Complete assignments when it is most convenient for you with online courses that
are facilitated by
our highly qualified faculty through the Blackboard Learning Management System. A “+ #” indicates the number of
real-time class sessions, if any, during the semester. Real-time class sessions may be accessed through Zoom video
conferencing software, ITV or seated on campus.
Hybrid (H) — Interact with your peers and faculty through a fusion of real-time class sessions
and online coursework.
Real-time class sessions may be accessed through Zoom video conferencing software, ITV or seated on campus.
Online coursework is facilitated through the Blackboard Learning Management System.
Face-to-face (F) — Build stronger relationships with your peers and faculty as you meet in real-time
class sessions all
semester long. Class sessions may be accessed through Zoom video conferencing software, ITV or seated on campus.
Arranged — Internships are arranged with faculty.
Note: You can begin the course rotation in either fall, summer or spring terms.
|EAD 6001||Technology for School Administrators (OL)||1|
|EAD 6002||Foundations of Educational Administration (OL)||2|
|EDU 5083||Educational Research (OL)||3|
|EAD 6083||Essentials in School Law, Finance and Buildings (OL +1)||3|
|EAD 6093||Administration of Special Programs (H)||3|
|EAD 6014||School Curriculum for Administrators (F)||4|
|EAD 6024||School Administration (F)||4|
|EAD 6053||School Supervision (H)||3|
|EAD 6062||Internship I (arranged)||2|
|EAD 6113||Administrative Communication, Innovations and Management (H)||3|
|EAD 6143||Educational Organizations, Leadership and Change (OL)||3|
|EAD 6072||Internship II (arranged)||2|
|EDU 5033||Learners and the Learning Process (OL)||3|
|EAD 6132||Capstone Experience
This is a proposed guideline. Please check the catalog for your final degree requirements and consult with your advisor to develop an official plan of study. Southwest Baptist University reserves the right to make changes to degree plans without advanced notice or obligation. You are responsible for understanding and completing all degree, departmental and graduation requirements.
Download in PDF format:
MSE in Educational Administration Plan