M.Ed. On Campus Online

Educational Administration

12 months
13800 USD/year
13800 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Educational Administration program at the Houston Baptist University prepares graduate students for positions as principals or assistant principals in elementary, middle or high schools, and for such district-wide administrative positions as program directorships and supervisor or coordinator positions. 


About Educational Administration at Houston Baptist University

The Educational Administration program at the Houston Baptist University  is designed to enhance students’ abilities in planning, organizing, delegating, supervising, and leading through a variety of activities, procedures, and experiences, some of which are campus-based and some field-based. Students completing the program may also qualify for the Texas Standard Principal Certificate after passing the TExES exam.

Students in this program are well-prepared to be candidates for administrative positions. Students will regularly apply skills and knowledge gained in courses to their school setting, and will benefit from former and current educational administrators as professors and adjunct professors. Students also have the opportunity to conduct research independently and in conjunction with HBU faculty, to present papers at conferences, to publish, and to interact with practicing administrators representing a wide spectrum of approaches and philosophies.

Course Emphasis

Courses designed to meet the needs of Effective School Leaders

  • Instructional Leadership and Evaluation
  • Leadership for Inclusive Education
  • Interpersonal Communication and Public Relations
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • The Role of the Principal
  • School Business Management and Finance
  • Systems Thinking: Theory and Application

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Administration Theory and Practice
  • Instructional Leadership and Supervision
  • School Law
  • School Business Management and Finance
  • Role of the Principal

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International student application deadline is at least two months prior to the stated deadlines above.


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Show proof of sufficient English skills 
  • TOEFL, IELTS, SAT and/or ACT scores, OR 
  • Completion of two (2) classes of collegiate English taken in the United States 
  • Certificate of completion from Language Consultants International (ESL program) 
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent at an accredited institution of higher education whose instruction is conducted in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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.

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