The Specialist in Educational Administration is a 30 hour all online degree designed to be completed in five semesters.
30 credit hours plus prerequisites
Prerequisites or equivalent:
0-33 credit hours
All prerequisites must be completed before any 700 level classes. Prerequisites are the courses required for principal certification. All 600 level courses may be completed online.
|EX 390||Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child|
|EA 625||Foundations of Educational Administration|
|EA 653||Curriculum for Educational Leaders|
|EA 646 &
EA 647 &
|Elementary Internship I and Internship II
Secondary Internship I and Internship II
|GR 691||Methods of Research|
|EA 651||School Law|
|EA 655||Leadership for Effective School Operations|
|EA 660||Administration and Supervision of Special Education|
|Missouri certification desired.|
|Four years of administrative/teaching experience desired.|
Required Core Courses: All of the following courses are required. No substitutions are allowed. All core courses are taught online.
|EA 707||Personnel Management||3|
|EA 710||Leading District Improvement||3|
|EA 760||Internship I: Specialist Level||3|
|EA 761||Internship II: Specialist Level||3|
|EA 737||Administration of Curriculum||3|
|EA 756||Financial Management and Leadership||3|
|EA 755||Ethics, Law, & Policy||3|
|EA 785||School Plant Planning and Operation||3|
|EA 743||Data for Continuous Improvement||3|
|EA 709||Leadership and Communication||3|
|Total Hours Required for Degree||30|
Superintendent Certificate: Take all courses listed above including internships.
Career Principal Certificate: May waive internship courses (EA 760 and EA 761) with one year of experience as principal.
Take EA 718 Instructional Strategies and EA 722 Equity instead. If another level of
principal certificate is desired, internships are required. Check with advisor.
Career Special Education Director Certificate: May waive internship courses: EA 760 and EA 761 with one year of experience as special education director. Take EA 722 Equity and EA 718 Instructional Strategies instead.
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 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.
For more information please contact Dr. Margaret Dalton at firstname.lastname@example.org.