MS Educational Administration

MS Educational Administration

Masters/Non-degree program in Educational Administration: This 35 hour graduate masters program or non-degree program will generally qualify the candidate for licensure as a building principal, assistant principal, or athletic director. Candidates will need to check with their state certification office to see if additional requirements are mandated by their specific department of education. This program is offered online and at Emporia Sate University Please note that each candidate must gain admission to a graduate program through the Graduate School, Campus Box 3, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, 66801, (620) 341-5403, by completing the Graduate Application plus pay the one-time graduate application fee to the Graduate School or by applying on line at the following secure website Upon completion of the application and payment of the fee to the Graduate School, the candidate will be allowed to enroll in courses. In addition to meeting the requirements of the Graduate School, the Department of School Leadership and Middle/Secondary Teacher Education requires the basic admissions requirements listed below.

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What can you do with a degree in Educational Administration?

  • Building Level Administrator
  • Director of Athletics


  • Pre-K-12


  • Graduate Student Advisory Council

Requirements and Courses

  • Following items must be completed in the first semester and submitted to School Leadership/Middle and Secondary Teacher Education
  • Teaching license/endorsement
  • Official transcripts of all college work
  • Copy of valid teaching certificate in public schools
  • Current resume or vita
  • Statement of professional goals for school administration
  • Successful completion of the Graded Departmental Application
  • Two recommendations on approved university forms from supervising administrators
  • Complete and return Disposition Guidelines form
  • Evidence of one year accredited teaching experience in a certified position verified on recommendation form
  • Comprehensive Exam at end of program
  • The Master of Science in Education Administration Pre-K-12 degree program requires 35 hours which consists of 27 hours of required courses and 8 hours of practicum. All course work is to be completed prior to the two required practicums unless otherwise approved by the advisor
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We have currently one Graduate Administrative Assistant position.