Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Educational Administration


John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ed.S. - Educational Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Educational Administration (Ed.S.) degree provides advanced graduate work for public school administration. This degree leads to sixth-year licensure. The program provides extended knowledge of a systematic perspective of the administration of public schools. The focus is to prepare for higher levels of educational administrative responsibility, typically in specialized positions in central office administration. Objectives: •To provide an opportunity to apply essential human skills for finding and solving system problems and concerns. •To introduce policy issues and the political implications related to policy implementation. •To elevate the application of appropriate technical knowledge (school plan, planning, school finance) in order to develop a broader perspective of educational problems and needs. •To confront the process of resource allocation as it relates to the professional settings in school systems. •To encourage building a relationship between various areas of specialization to the needs of school administration. For information about off campus locations see our website.


Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

In State Tuition (per year): 6557 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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