pending SACSCOC approval
UNC Charlotte’s College of Education and the office of Distance Education is offering a Master of School Administration to be hosted at Gaston College in Gaston County staring Summer II 2016 pending SACSCOC approval. The MSA degree is a 39 credit hour part-time program that can be completed in 3 years. The MSA degree program consists of courses in educational leadership, research, technology, curriculum, law and instruction followed by a 12 credit year-long internship under the direction of a principal-mentor and a university supervisor.
The internship challenges students to demonstrate a thorough and well-integrated understanding of the principles, research findings, and theories addressed in their coursework and to apply these to educational practice and leadership situations. The internship provides a multitude of opportunities for the intern to progressively develop administrative competence and experience.
Program graduates qualify for a PreK-12, Level 1 School Administrator’s license (NC 012-Principal).