Master of Education in Administration

(Effective August 1, 2018: The name of the Master of Education degree in Administration has been changed to the Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership.)

General Requirements

The M.Ed. degree requires completion of 30 semester credit hours of coursework. The M.Ed. degree program is composed of 21 semester credit hours of coursework in educational leadership and administration, 3 semester credit hours of research methods, 3 semester credit hours of professional paper or applied research project, and 3 semester credit hours of internship.  Further information and degree program plans of study are located on the Department of Teacher Education website.

Admission Requirements

To obtain a recommendation for principal certification through Texas Woman’s University, you must have:

  • A master’s degree (preferably in education or an education-related field)
  • A valid Texas teaching certificate
  • Two years of teaching experience
  • Completion of coursework on a plan of study leading to certification

Master of Education in Administration (with Principal Certification) Program of Study (30 semester credit hours)

Required Courses
ELDR 5123Educational Foundations and Administrative Implications: AEL3
ELDR 5223Professional Development and Supervision in Education3
ELDR 5323Administrative Processes in Schools3
ELDR 5333Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation3
ELDR 5353Leadership and Special Programs3
ELDR 6113Education Law3
ELDR 6513Professional Principal Preparation3
ELDR 5203Research in Education3
Professional Paper
ELDR 5973Professional Paper3
ELDR 6613Internship for the Principal3
Total SCHs30