Administration and Supervision

Northern Michigan University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
804 USD/credit
804 USD/credit
588 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Education Specialist - Administration and Supervision at Northern Michigan University primarily serves educators who aspire to become central office or district wide school leaders. The Ed.S. serves educators who wish to advance beyond the master’s of arts degree.


The programme

The Administration and Supervision degree at Northern Michigan University plan requires the completion of 30 credits beyond a master’s degree from an accredited graduate institution. Ed.S. completion is defined as completion of all coursework and the thesis. Students wishing to obtain a central office certification must complete an application to the Michigan Department of Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Specialist Thesis
  • Education Specialist Research 
  • Advanced Educational Leadership
  • School Policy and Governance
  • Current Issues in School Law
  • Administrative Internship
  • The Superintendency
  • Adult Learners
  • Measuring and Evaluating Training

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

NMU processes applications on a rolling basis. While there are no deadlines, we wish to assist you well in advance of the semester for which you plan to enroll




30 alternative credits


On Campus

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Graduate Admission Application.
  • A $50 application fee through bank draft, money order or credit card made payable in U.S. funds.
  • Official, original transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. 
  • Education Credential Evaluation-Graduate students must submit all non-U.S. post-secondary academic records for evaluation and have the results sent to the Office of Graduation Education. 
  • Non-native speakers of English must prove an adequate level of English language proficiency for admission into an academic program. 
  • Financial Guarantee-Students must provide documentation that they have the ability to finance their education at Northern Michigan University.
  • Submit official scores in a standardized test (GRE, GMAT) if required for admission to the selected degree programs.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about the academic abilities of the student.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    804 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 804 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    804 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 804 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    588 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 588 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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Administration and Supervision
Northern Michigan University


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