MS in Educational Administration
Using state and national leadership standards, this master’s degree is designed to prepare and mentor future elementary and secondary educational leaders with the practical skills, knowledge and internship experiences to become effective leaders in rural, city and suburban schools. This program is ideal for prospective students holding a teaching or counseling certificate who wish to advance into school administration, or career-changers wanting to obtain a teaching and principal certification along with a master's. All courses will be taught online; however, the campus experience will be provided each year through a two and- one-half-day Leadership Conference.This will provide the centering experience for the three stages of mentoring principal interns, new principals, and experienced principals in an opportunity for lifelong commitment in leadership.The conference will sponsor such activities as: * Sharing of leadership portfolios, research, and student-led sessions * Panel discussions led by city, suburban, and rural school leaders/mentors * Seminars on critical issues led by Drexel faculty from across the university * Nationally and internationally effective leaders as speakers and seminar leaders The program is designed as a part-time cohort model, and can be completed in two years.
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