New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

Educational Administration (Educational Leadership)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Administration (Educational Leadership)

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Department of Educational Management and Development offers graduate study leading to Master of Arts, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The MA in educational administration offers two concentrations: PK-12 school administration and post-secondary education. The program of study for PK-12 school administration includes all coursework and internships required for New Mexico State Department of Education Administrative licensure. The EdD is primarily a practitioner’s degree. Coursework, internships, and research are constructed to develop individuals for administrative positions in PK-12 schools and in post-secondary institutions. The PhD is a research oriented degree. Coursework and internships are directed toward developing research proficiencies in educational management.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International applicants submitting foreign post-secondary level transcripts are required to have their credentials evaluated by a recognized member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). NMSU requires a comprehensive course by course evaluation. In addition, international students must submit an English language proficiency exam (either TOEFL or IELTS.)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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