Specialist in Educational Administration
Program Plan for Specialist/Superintendent and Advanced Principal
36 credit hours plus prerequisites
Prerequisites or equivalent:
0-26 credit hours
|EX 390||Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child*|
|EA 625||Foundations of Educational Administration*|
|Curriculum Construction: Elementary*
Curriculum Construction: Secondary*
Curriculum for Educational Leaders*
|Elementary Internship* or EA 646 Internship I and EA 656 Internship II
Secondary Internship* or EA 647 Internship I and EA 657 Internship II
|GR 691||Methods of Research**|
|EA 651||School Law**|
|EA 655||School Business/Facilities Management/Public Relations**|
|EA 660||Administration and Supervision of Special Education**|
|Missouri certification desired.|
|Four years of administrative/teaching experience desired.|
|*Required courses for Initial Elementary or Secondary Principal Certification
**Required knowledge or competency for Initial Elementary or Secondary Principal Certification
Required Core Courses: All of the following courses are required. No substitutions are allowed. It is your responsibility to determine when these courses are offered and register before published deadlines.
|EA 707||Personnel Management (blended)||3|
|EA 710||School District Administration (blended)||3|
|EA 760||Internship I (Field experience)||3|
|EA 761||Internship II (Field Experience)||3|
|EA 737||Administration of Curriculum (blended)||3|
|EA 756||Financial Management and Leadership (blended)||3|
|EA 755||School District Law (blended)||3|
|EA 785||School Plant Planning and Operation (blended)||3|
|EA 743||Research into Administrative Practice (blended)||3|
|EA 709||Administrative Leadership (blended)||3|
|GR 799||Specialist Oral Examination||0|
|Total Core Required Hours||30|
Electives: Any other elective must be approved by the coordinator of the specialist program.
|EA 781||Variable Topics||6|
|Total Hours Required for Degree||36|
Note: Missouri certification is also based on the possession of knowledge and/or competency in several areas. The student should work closely with his/her internship supervisors (University and School District) to determine experiences of most benefit for the acquisitions of these requirements. The selection of any elective also can aid the acquisition of these state expectations. We have agreed that completion of the program of studies outlined above is intended to support the certification as identified at the top of this page. Other certification support is not implied.
Note: Please remember the deadline to file a Graduation Application is during finals week the semester before you plan to graduate.
Note: Blended instruction refers to a combination of online instruction and face to face instruction. Usually, a blended course will meet 25 to 50% face to face with the remainder of instruction conducted online.
Note: Online instruction requires no face to face meetings.