Gain a broad understanding of school administrative services with the master of arts in education with an emphasis in administrative services. You’ll acquire the knowledge and skills needed to become an administrative leader. Courses combine theory and practice, backed by a commitment to ethics and service, as you learn to investigate and implement relevant topics in educational leadership.

Highlights

  • Designed to fit your busy schedule
  • Experienced and supportive university faculty
  • Hands-on field experience
  • Exposure to relevant, on-site challenges facing current administrators
  • Our grads are sought by top districts
  • Up to 6 units of credit may be transferred into program with approval

Career opportunities

Graduates possess the skills and knowledge demanded by administrative roles in schools, backed by a commitment to ethics and service. They will be prepared for both leadership and support roles within the school system.

Admission requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Orientation interview with program director
  • Three references 
  • Statement of intent
  • Official transcripts verifying  BA/BS degree
  • Approved basic credential or Certificate of Clearance
  • Verification of current negative TB test (within 12 months)

Course listing

Required Courses (37 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
ADM-740Building Shared Vision and Leadership Capacity2
ADM-740AFieldwork: Building Shared Vision and Leadership Capacity1
ADM-741Developing Student Learning in a Standards-Based System4
ADM-741AFieldwork: Developing Student Learning in a Standards-Based System2
ADM-742Organizational Management in Support of Student Learning4
ADM-742AFieldwork: Organizational Management in Support of Student Learning2
ADM-743Meeting Diverse Needs of Family and Community2
ADM-743AFieldwork: Meeting Diverse Needs of Family and Community1
ADM-744Connecting the Broader Influences on Schools4
ADM-744AFieldwork: Connecting the Broader Influences on Schools2
Master Of Arts Core
CodeTitleUnits
ADM-735
or ADM-736
Leadership and Change
Leadership and Change-Proact
3
3
ADM-798Project/Thesis Proposal1
ADM-799Project/Thesis3
ED-771Research Methods in Education3
ED-779Values in School and Society3