Masters in Education
M.A. in Educational Administration and Credential Programs
The M.A. in Educational Administration (K-12) is earned simultaneously with the credential program with three additional research courses (Ed Ad 221, Ed Ad 253) and a master's Research thesis project. It is a 2 year, 54 unit program.
The Department of Educational Leadership offers two program options for the MA/Tier 1 Administrative Services Credential:
Program 1: On campus hybrid program with small group fieldwork seminars
- Students participate in online courses from any location with an internet connection.
- Online courses use a web-based instructional platform as a centralized location for educational material, course content, and communication.
- Students attend class once-a-month per course in a live, on campus session.
Program 2: Secondary School program with small group fieldwork seminars
- Courses focus on the in-depth study of key issues in middle and high school that school leaders experience on a daily basis.
- Must enroll in both the MA & Tier 1 program by teams only, with a minimum of 2 teachers per team from middle/high school. This team model supports collaborative learning, research, and coaching.
- Courses meet one night per week, including 2-4 Saturdays per semester.