Educational Administration

School Principalship

Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: School Principalship PreK-8 or 7-12
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivered Format: Online
Tuition Costs: 


Length of Program The usual time to complete these hours is 2 ½ to 3 years.  Up to six credits received from previous coursework can apply toward the degree for up to 10 years depending on the content or the class.

Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree – Teaching Certification and two years of teaching experience by the time of completing the program


PK-8 Principalship

COURSE OUTLINE

Foundations (6 Hours)
EDAD 831 - Social Foundations of Education
TE 800 Educational Research or EDAD 899P ST:  Introduction Educational Research

Specialization (24 hours)
EDAD 843 – Practicum in Educational Administration
EDAD 848 - Curriculum Planning
EDAD 851 - Human Resource Management
EDAD 853 - School Business Management
EDAD 854 - Introduction to Educational Administration
EDAD 855 - Supervision of Instruction
EDAD 859 - Legal Bases of Education
EDAD 869 - The Principalship

PreK-8 Program Electives (6 hours) Selected with the consent of the advisor.
EDAD 846 – The Junior High / Middle School
EDAD 870 – The Principal as Instructional Leader
EDAD 895 – School Improvement
EDAD 945 – Independent Readings
TE 845 – Contemporary Theory & Practice in Reading
TE 850 – Elementary School Curriculum
TE 853A – Improvement of Instruction in Early Childhood Education
TE 853C – Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Language Arts
TE 853D – Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Science
TE 853E – Improvement of Instruction in Elementary Social Studies
TE 853F – Improvement of Instruction in Mathematic PK-2
TE 853G – Improvement of Instruction in Mathematic 3-5

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PK-8 Principalship 2 year sample plan




Application Process:
All applications are completed electronically.  There are multiple steps to the application process.  How do I get started?




Course Material Required:

All courses are accessed through Blackboard and a high-speed Internet connection is required.

Also needed:  Microsoft suite.  Once a student, you can order this program package from UNK Technology Store at a discounted student rates.

Books are required in most courses.  Most books can be ordered through UNK campus bookstore, The Antelope Book .




Program Contact:  Holly Peterson
Department: Educational Administration
Email: edadmin@unk.edu

Phone: 308-865-8512
Address: 1516 W 24th St, Room B114, Kearney, NE 68849

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7-12 Principalship

COURSE OUTLINE

Foundations (6 Hours)
EDAD 831 - Social Foundations of Education
TE 800 Educational Research or EDAD 899P ST:  Introduction Educational Research

Specialization (24 hours)
EDAD 843 – Practicum in Educational Administration
EDAD 848 - Curriculum Planning
EDAD 851 - Human Resource Management
EDAD 853 - School Business Management
EDAD 854 - Introduction to Educational Administration
EDAD 855 - Supervision of Instruction
EDAD 859 - Legal Bases of Education
EDAD 869 - The Principalship

7-12 Program Electives (6 hours) Selected with the consent of the advisor.
EDAD 846 – The Junior High / Middle School
EDAD 870 – The Principal as Instructional Leader
EDAD 895 – School Improvement
EDAD 945 – Independent Readings
EDAD 899: ST – The Activities Director
TESE 821P – Nature and Needs of Exceptionalities
View class schedule 

2 YEAR SAMPLE PROGRAM PLANS 




Application Process:
All applications are completed electronically.  There are multiple steps to the application process.  How do I get started?




Course Material Required:

All courses are accessed through Blackboard and a high-speed Internet connection is required.

Also needed:  Microsoft suite.  Once a student, you can order this program package from UNK Technology Store at a discounted student rates.

Books are required in most courses.  Most books can be ordered through UNK campus bookstore, The Antelope Book.




Program Contact:  Holly Peterson
Department: Educational Administration
Email: edadmin@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8512
Address: 1516 W 24th St, Room B114, Kearney, NE 68849

**Return to EDADMIN main page**