Education: P-12 Educational Administration with Athletic Administration Emphasis (M.Ed.)
About the Program
The education administration programs seek to prepare effective educational leaders to act as agents of continuous improvement and foster a supportive system to enhance all students’ academic growth and well-being. The professional preparation for the education administration programs is founded on research and best practices in the field of educational leadership. The program adheres to national and state standards for the preparation of school administrators. The standards provide a framework for program content and field experiences.
Individuals who currently hold an educationally-related master’s degree can complete a sequence of courses to be eligible for an Institutional Recommendation toward the Idaho K-12 principal endorsement from the State Department of Education. This administrative certificate program includes 18 credits of coursework aligned to the Idaho Standards for the Preparation of School Principals, 3 credits of Internship (a state requirement), and 1 credit of Case Study (taken in last semester of the certificate program).
Core Professional Studies Courses (9 credits) take the following courses, take 9 credits9 creditsTake the following courses:EDUC6601 - Research and Writing3 creditsEDUC6601 - Research and Writing3 creditsEDUC6610 - Applied Educational Statistics3 credits
Leadership Foundation Studies (9 credits) take the following courses, take 9 credits9 creditsEDLA6608 - Org Leadership and Educ Admin3 creditsEDLA6609 - Principalship3 creditsEDLA6612 - School Law/Governance/Ethics3 creditsEDLA6614 - Curr/Instruction/Assessment3 creditsEDLA6615 - Supr and Instr Leadership3 creditsEDLA6642 - School Culture/Comm Relations3 credits
Field Experiences (4 credits) take the following courses, take 4 credits4 creditsTake the following courses:EDLA6651 - Case Analysis in Education1 - 6 creditsEDLA6657 - Internship1 - 3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.