​​​​​​​Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis ​in Educational Administration

Educational Administration MastersThe impact a teacher has cannot be measured. Every student in your classroom has the potential to go into the world to do great things. Imagine the impact you could have when working on a scale larger than a classroom. You will be able to lead and direct teachers, providing managerial support, guidance and oversight, are make the school run efficiently to ensure all students in the school are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. If you're interested in advancing your career into higher administration, a Master of Arts in Education in Educational Administration is your next step.

Our coursework focuses on specific topics within Educational Administration:

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Past and present curriculum practices
  • Major groups and individuals in society who influence curriculum
  • Trends and innovations in curriculum
  • Approaches to evaluation of curriculum experiences
  • Professional techniques of curriculum development and the role of pupils, teachers, administrators, parents and other groups in shaping curriculum

Building Management

  • Effectively organize, manage and provide leadership for the programs, departments and agencies that are associated with student personnel services
  • Supervision and evaluation principles and methods that will enable an administrator to effectively improve classroom instruction including recruitment, selection, evaluation and professional development.
  • Revenues, expenditures, indebtedness and procedures for sound fiscal management are explored. The emphasis is on local and Ohio support models
  • Apply special education laws and policies to situations that will be encountered in schools and districts 
  • Study of legislation, interpretation and court decisions affecting the administration of public schools as well as legal and ethical principles originating in statutory, judicial and common law relevant to curriculum, contracts, personnel administration, pupils, liability and finance

Technology Implementation

  • Build database systems that will help you better manage data for a variety of purposes
  • Basic computer skills for personal and professional management
  • Using computer programs to assess P-12 student learning develop budget projections and track student discipline 
  • Data collection processes used in schools such as Student Information System (SIS), Educational Management Information System (EMIS), eSIS and Data for Student Learning (DASL)
  • Analyzing data from databases to drive instruction​

To earn a Master of Arts in Education - Educational Administration students must complete:


For more information:

Please contact Buzz Dyer, Ph.D. at [email protected] or 419-434-6901.