Administration & Supervision

University of Virginia

42 months
44724 USD/year
13682 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 our A&S Master’s program you will learn how to support the teaching of excellent instructors, manage the complex needs of students and parents and help orchestrate school reform.


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

Our newly redesigned M.Ed. in Administration & Supervision 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:

  • Schools as Professional Learning Communities
  • Public School Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • School and Community Relations
  • School Principalship
  • School Finance
  • Introduction to Supervision and Instruction
  • Leadership for Low-Performing Schools
  • Technology Leadership
  • Administrative Internship

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 alternative credits


On Campus

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply To Darden
  • Familiarize Yourself
  • Apply To Curry
  • Submit Your Scores
  • Prepare Your Goal Statement
  • Submit Your Recommendations
  • Upload Your Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44724 USD per year and a duration of 42 months.
  • National

    13682 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13682 USD per year and a duration of 42 months.


Students may apply for federal financial aid, including work-study. Information about federal aid programs, including applying using the FAFSA, can be found through Student Financial Services. Additional financial aid information can be found on Curry's Financial Aid webpage.Educators may apply for the preK-12 educator discount, which significantly reduces tuition costs.

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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