Emporia State University

The Teachers College

Educational Administration


Campus Box 4003

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia, KS 66801

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science and non-degree programs in Educational Administration qualify students for Building-Level Leadership license/licensure endorsement in the levels at which they are certified.   District Leadership-level license/licensure is also available.  EA Building license is Pre-K-12 for everyone.

Admission Requirements

  1. Admission to graduate study by the ESU Graduate School.1.
  2. GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of college course work for degree-seeking students or last 30 graduate hours for non-degree building level administration. GPA of 3.0 on the first 30 hours of graduate work for district level administration.
  3. Complete Departmental Essay.
  4. The applicant must be certified as a teacher/administrator (to perform a professional role in public school district level applicants, must be eligible for licensure as a building administrator). Students outside of Kansas are advised to contact their state departments of education to determine specific state licensing requirements.
  5. The applicant must have a minimum of five years of accredited professional experience, to be eligible for the state building-level license.
  6. Two recommendations from supervising administrators.
  7. Current Resume.
  8. Complete and sign the Disposition Form.


The M.S. in Educational Administration is accredited by NCATE and the Higher Learning Commission.

International Student Requirements:

For international student admissions, please visit our International Education web site.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 35

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999