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Education - Educational Administration, M.A.

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  • 18 months
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Findlay, OH, United States
The Education - Educational Administration program at the University of Findlay states that the impact a teacher has cannot be measured. Every student in your classroom has the potential to go into the world to do great things.
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Overview

Imagine the impact you could have when working on a scale larger than a classroom. You will be able to lead and direct teachers, providing managerial support, guidance and oversight, are make the school run efficiently to ensure all students in the school are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. If you're interested in advancing your career into higher administration, a Master of Arts in Education in Educational Administration is your next step.

The Education - Educational Administration program at the University of Findlay helps you to effectively organize, manage and provide leadership for the programs, departments and agencies that are associated with student personnel servicesSupervision and evaluation principles and methods that will enable an administrator to effectively improve classroom instruction including recruitment, selection, evaluation and professional development. Revenues, expenditures, indebtedness and procedures for sound fiscal management are explored. The emphasis is on local and Ohio support models

Apply special education laws and policies to situations that will be encountered in schools and districts  Study of legislation, interpretation and court decisions affecting the administration of public schools as well as legal and ethical principles originating in statutory, judicial and common law relevant to curriculum, contracts, personnel administration, pupils, liability and finance 

Technology Implementation

  • Build database systems that will help you better manage data for a variety of purposes
  • Basic computer skills for personal and professional management
  • Using computer programs to assess P-12 student learning develop budget projections and track student discipline 
  • Data collection processes used in schools such as Student Information System (SIS), Educational Management Information System (EMIS), eSIS and Data for Student Learning (DASL)
  • Analyzing data from databases to drive instruction

Programme Structure

Curriculum and Instruction
  • Past and present curriculum practices
  • Major groups and individuals in society who influence curriculum
  • Trends and innovations in curriculum
  • Approaches to evaluation of curriculum experiences
  • Professional techniques of curriculum development and the role of pupils, teachers, administrators, parents and other groups in shaping curriculum

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Supply a copy of teaching certificate(s) or license(s) when applicable. 
  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or hold a first-professional doctorate when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., Pharm.D., etc.). 
  • Submit official transcripts, which can be in the form of attested credentials from a University-recognized document verification agency, of all college-level work. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Findlay

  • 1066 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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