M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Administration: K-12

University of Hawaii at Manoa

24 months
33648 USD/year
33648 USD/year
15600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MEd in Educational Administration: K-12 at University of Hawaii at Manoa is designed to prepare candidates for leadership positions as principals and assistant principals. 


Prepare for a career as a principal or assistant principal! Get important leadership and administration skills with this Educational Administration: K-12 program.

Minimum experience required is two years of successful full-time employment as a teacher or school counselor. Individuals interested in administrative positions in public schools should also check with the Department of Education for additional requirements to hold a public school leadership position in Hawai`i.

Multicultural Global Experience

Committed to being the leading indigenous serving university in the country, University of Hawaii at Manoa proudly delivers a unique multicultural global experience in a Hawaiian place of learning, with a long history of adherence to the principles of sustainability and the essence of aloha—truly like nowhere else on earth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Education Administration 
  • Research in Education Administration 
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Educational Organizations 
  • Survey Research Design and Analysis 
  • School-Community Relations 
  • Education Finance 
  • Administration in Kinesiology
  • Educational Statistics 
  • Education Law 
  • Principles of School Leadership 
  • College Student Development Theory 
  • Organizational Leadership in Education 
  • Conflict Management for Educators 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible, an applicant must hold or expect to hold prior to matriculation a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or an equivalent degree from a recognized non-U.S. institution of higher education. At minimum, the applicant needs to demonstrate above average academic performance (B average, usually a 3.0 on a 1.0-4.0 scale) for undergraduate course work and for any post-baccalaureate or graduate course work. 
  • Because the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of spaces available, admission is competitive.  Meeting minimum admissions standards does not guarantee admission.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Honolulu

1640 - 2500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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