Educational Administration, M.A. | Part time | Saint Mary's College of California | Moraga, United States
12 months
1190 USD/credit 35700 USD/year
1190 USD/credit 35700 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Educational Administration degree program at Saint Mary's College of California is normally a 1-year program of intensive, advanced coursework, culminating in the presentation of your Action Research Project to schools and the greater research community in May.


Program Highlights

  • Cohort-based learning environment
  • Saturday classes
  • Technology-infused instruction
  • Design your own Action Research Project (ARP)

Career Options: Become an agent of change

  • After earning a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Saint Mary's College of California, you will potentially be eligible for higher level leadership positions within your school district or organization. 
  • Want to go even further? You may want to continue on to a doctoral program to further your research skills and interests. 

Learning Outcomes: How this degree helps you give back

  • Conduct and apply research theory and practices to solve real-life problems at your school site. 
  • Engage in action research learning as a means of understanding the impact of school systems
  • Apply a theoretical understanding of inquiry through the context and culture of your school sites
  • Develop a depth of understanding of the related research that grounds your own action research project
  • Deepen critical reflection practices

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Action Research
  • Research Framework & Design
  • Data Collection & Analysis
  • Synthesis for School Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program
  • Passing the Writing Proficiency Exam (WPE)
  • Recommendation by Faculty
  • Certified translations of college transcripts (2 copies)
  • Certified copies of examination results (when applicable)
  • A Certification of Finances
  • An official TOEFL score report
  • A medical evaluation (includes TB test)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 12 months.
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Living costs for Moraga

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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