Administration and Supervision

University of Virginia

M.Ed. On Campus Online
24 months
27000 USD/year
27000 USD/year
16920 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Quality educational leadership is vital to the overall success of a school. Good leaders create collaborative environments where adults and children learn and develop. In the Administration and Supervision Master’s program from University of Virginia you will learn how to support the teaching of excellent instructors,


Become an equity-oriented leader equipped to create high-quality educational opportunities for ALL students. Develop the professional capacity of your staff and facilitate continuous improvement throughout your organization.

The programme

The Administration and Supervision program from University of Virginia will prepare you to promote systemic equity in your school using evidence-based leadership practices to craft school goals, lead the instructional program, develop faculty and staff, and redesign organizational features.

One of the most cost-effective in Virginia, our innovative program for the initial preparation of school leaders combines highly interactive online courses and in-person classes with field-based activities and an administrative internship – each accompanied by opportunities for reflection and dialogue.

The program takes a developmental approach to adult learning. Graduate students progress through developmental stages in their own professional growth and then learn how to cultivate excellence and leadership in adult learners on their school staff. Upon completion of the program, graduates are equipped with the tools of improvement science to lead change across their school, ensuring that every learner has the support and resources they need.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Family and Community Engagement
  •  Leadership for Continuous Improvement
  •  Leadership for Teaching and Learning
  •  Legal & Educational Policy Context
  • Strategic Alignment of Planning and Resources

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
  • B average GPA or better for the last two years of undergraduate study;
  • Online application for admission and transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate work;
  • GRE scores no more than 5 years old (or the GRE alternative approach described below*);
  • Three years of teaching experience;
  • A Virginia Professional License (if you wish to be recommended for endorsement in Administration and Supervision);
  • Two letters of recommendation from professionals who can attest to the your promise as a graduate student and a professional educator, preferably one from a course instructor and one from a supervisor;
  • Current résumé; and
  • Statement of professional goals (typically 1 to 2 pages).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    16920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16920 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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