PK-12 Administration

Cultivating school leaders to change the future. 

Prepare for an administrative position in a PK-12 setting.

Degrees

Curriculum Director

Our programs to become a director of curriculum have been developed to meet specific needs and backgrounds of students. The emphasis is to provide a general background in educational administration as well as specific preparation that may be unique to the field curriculum administration.

Director of Special Education

Our programs to become a director of special education have been developed to prepare educational leaders to administer, supervise and coordinate programs for students requiring special needs. Additionally, preparation is provided in developing curriculum, creating in-service for staff and monitoring service delivery models.

Pre-Kindergarten-12 Principal

Our programs in PK-12 school principal have been developed to meet specific needs and backgrounds of students. The emphasis is to provide a general background in educational administration as well as specific preparation that may be unique to the field of PK-12 school administration.

School District Superintendent

Our programs to become a school district superintendent have been developed to meet specific needs and backgrounds of students. The emphasis is to provide a general background in educational administration as well as specific preparation that may be unique to the field of the school district superintendent.

Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:

  1. Completed Graduate Application
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  2. $35 application fee
  3. One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and official transcripts of all academic work at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required for all students
  4. Three letters of recommendation
    Letter of Recommendation Form
  5. Statement of Purpose
  6. Resume required documenting teaching and/or administrative experience
  7. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Educational Leadership in the current graduate catalog.

Application Deadlines:

  • Eight weeks before classes start
  • Educational Doctorate (Ed.D.): March 1st, 2018*

*Next Ed.D. Cohort starts Summer 2018

See Program Specific Admission Requirements

Online Options

Additional Information

The Classroom & Beyond

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    The division offers several generous scholarships to our students. Many of the scholarships have been endowed by friends and family of those who've been a part of the School of Education.

  • Internship Experience

    Our students each complete an internship tailored to their program of study. It provides hands-on field experience to prepare each student for their future education leadership position.

  • Graduate Assistantships

    Qualified students may be able to get financial assistance and additional experience through graduate assistantships. You can apply through the Graduate School for opportunities within the School of Education.