12 months
595 USD/credit 17850 USD/year
595 USD/credit 17850 USD/year
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The Lindenwood University's College of Education and Human Services also offers the Educational Specialist in School Administration degree that is designed for those with a MA in a field other than School Administration.



This School Administration program at Lindenwood University leads to initial principal certification and thus prepares you to serve as an educational leader.  You will be taught the skills needed to effectively lead teachers and other school staff in order to create a productive and positive school environment.  Furthermore, you will analyze current research to understand what works in education and help teachers implement those best practices in the classroom.

This program from Lindenwood University leads to eligibility for initial principal certification in the state of Missouri and requires at least 21 credit hours of coursework at the 60000 level and you must pass the Pearson #058 Assessment.  You must also have a valid teaching certificate at the level which you intend to be certified and two years of teaching experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Education Administration
  • Statistics in Educational Administration
  • Specialist Project
  • Managerial and Ethical Leadership
  • Relational Leadership and Community Outreach in Diverse Societies
  • Visionary and Innovative Leadership
  • Initial K-12 Field Experience and Data-Based Decision-Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH
  • 30-33


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Please provide a clear, readable copy of the identification page of your passport. It must show all information on the identification page and be valid (not expired) to be accepted.
  • Please provide a certified letter or bank statement verifying the total amount of liquid, personal or family funds, in US dollars, that is available for tuition (personal cost) and educational expenses (books, insurance).
  • Graduate students must submit certified copies of college transcripts through WES
  • Graduate students with a cumulative undergraduate or graduate GPA below 3.0 must submit three letters of recommendation.
  • A copy of your current resume with all of your academic and work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Charles

800 - 1300 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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