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School Administration

Rowan University

M.A. Online
24 months
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715 USD/credit
715 USD/credit
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About

Our M.A. in School Administration at Rowan University positions graduates as collaborative leaders in a P-12 learning organization. 

Overview

This part-time School Administration program from Rowan University offers convenience for working professionals and meets the requirements established by the New Jersey Department of Education for state certification as a public school administrator. It also includes the courses required for Supervisor Certification and Principal Certification.

Students who successfully complete the program will be recommended by Rowan University to the state of NJ for both certifications, provided that the additional requirements for Principal Certification are met.

Career Outlook 

  • Our program prepares you for positions such as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, principal, assistant principal, and director. 
  • Graduates in this field are well-quipped for the future:  employment of elementary, middle, and high school principals is projected to grow four percent from 2018 to 2028, while the employment of postsecondary education administrators is projected to grow seven percent from 2018 to 2028.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Design & Development for Instructional Leaders
  • Action Research In Education
  • Educational Organizations And Leadership
  • Introduction To The Principalship
  • School Finance And Records
  • Law And Ethics For School Leadership
  • Instructional Leadership And Supervision
  • Change For School Improvement
  • Building Organizational Capacity Through Leadership And Supervision

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
70
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
70
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives (must include reasons for pursuing the School Administration program)
  • Typewritten statement of leadership experience (must include examples of previous leadership experience and abilities within specific positions/projects)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Recommended minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Copy of current NJ (or other state) teaching or educational services certificate (only Standard is acceptable)
  • Letter confirming at least 3 years of satisfactory teaching or educational service
  • Optional interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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