The Master of School Administration is offered in a cohort delivery for a total of 39 credit hours.

ADMN 6100 Fundamentals of Educational Leadership (3)

Offered in Second Summer | No prerequisites

The developing role of educational organizations in the United States and the societal and cultural influences that affect the delivery of schooling. Structure and organization of American schools, administrative and organizational theory, legal, moral, and ethical dimensions of schooling within the context of restructuring and reform.

 

RSCH 6101 Educational Research Methods (3)

Offered in Fall | No prerequisites

An orientation to designs and procedures utilized in educational research, emphasizing basic principles for conducting research, interpreting and evaluating published articles representative of educational problems and issues.

 

ADMN 6105 Legal Aspects of Schooling (3)

Offered in Spring | No prerequisites

Education law for education professionals which focuses on the legal rights and responsibilities of students, teachers, and administrators and how these legal provisions affect educational policy and practice.

 

EIST 5100 Technology Integration in Education (3)

Offered in Second Summer | No prerequisites

Computer systems and software for enhancing teaching, learning, and educational management; examining issues related to the appropriate selection, integration, and evaluation of technology in educational contexts.

 

ADMN 6161 The Principalship (3)

Offered in Fall | No prerequisites

Examination of school administration focusing on the role, task and responsibilities associated with the principalship with special attention to the conceptual, human and technical skills associated with the principal.

 

ADMN 6140 Curriculum Leadership (3)

Offered in Fall | No prerequisites

Examination of internal and external influences on curriculum formation and development at the building level with emphasis on the development of administrative strategies for curriculum decision-making which are driven by staff involvement.

 

ADMN 6120 Instructional Leadership (3)

Offered in Spring | No prerequisites

Examination of research-based teaching/learning models and the relationship between instructional decisions and curriculum experiences. Dynamics of group development and problems/practices related to providing instructional assistance to teachers.

 

ADMN 6490 Internship and Seminar: Administration (3)

Offered in First Summer | No prerequisites

Internship under the supervision of University and on-site personnel in a setting consistent with the student’s professional goals in which the student will be involved in the diverse activities expected of the professional administrator. Seminars are held concurrently.

 

ADMN 6491 Internship and Seminar: Supervision (3)

Offered in Second Summer | No prerequisites

Internship under the supervision of University and onsite personnel in a setting consistent with the student’s professional goals in which the student is involved in the diverse activities expected of the curriculum-instructional specialist. Seminars are held concurrently.

 

ADMN 6410 Internship & Seminar Part I (3)

Offered in Fall | No prerequisites

Academic year internship in educational administration designed to allow theoretical and course-based practical learning to be translated and interwoven into a supervised field-based experience.

 

ADMN 6130 Supervision of Instruction (3)

Offered in Fall | No prerequisites

Introduction to clinical supervision and development of skills in classroom observation, analysis, evaluation, and assistance. Systems of observation, principles of adult development in school settings, techniques for conducting classroom observations and conferences, and development of staff development programs to remedy assessed weaknesses.

 

ADMN 6420 Internship/Seminar Part II (3)

Offered in Spring | Continuation of ADMN 6410

A continuation of the internship experiences and seminar begun in ADMN 6410.

 

ADMN 6110 School Leadership and Management (3)

Offered in Spring | No prerequisites

Examination of school leadership and administration, focusing on the role, tasks, and responsibilities that accompany school-based leadership.