M.Sc. On Campus

Educational Administration-Building Principal

Fort Hays State University

24 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
242 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Educational Administration-Building Principal program at Fort Hays State University of study (36 hours) prepares you to face the challenges of leading a school and meeting your students’ needs.


During your Educational Administration-Building Principal program at Fort Hays State University, you will perform active research into current issues facing the field of education, while learning effective management skills. Upon completion, you will be prepared to apply for building leadership licensure in the state of Kansas. The M.S. in Educational Administration is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Become a building principal

The principal sets the tone of school, from the learning climate to the degree of concern for students' success. If you are ready to take on the challenges of building leadership, the Department of Advanced Education Programs has two accredited programs to help you satisfy state licensure requirements:

  • Master of Science in Educational Administration - Building Principal
  • Non-Degree Endorsement in Building Principal
  • All courses are offered online.
  • Each candidate is required to complete a Building Leadership Practicum ePortfolio (BLPeP) related to the work of a building principal

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Utilization of Technology
  • Educational Research
  • School Law
  • Introduction to School Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Using Google Chrome, submit an Application for Graduate Admission at the appropriate website:
  • Pay the $40 domestic application fee or $50 international application fee.
  • Provide the Graduate School with an official bachelor's degree transcript and master's degree transcript (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide entrance examination scores as required by individual departments.
  • Provide letters of recommendation. 
  • Provide any other documents required by specific departments, such as a personal statement or vita, background check release, writing sample, or digital art slides.
  • International students must provide evidence of their ability to speak English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 242 USD per credit during 24 months.

Graduate On-Campus (contiguous state) $341.29

Living costs for Hays

900 - 1400 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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