Educational Administration, Principal PK-12, MS

PLEASE NOTE: This program is not currently accepting applications.

This degree program has been designed to engage in coursework that is entirely online. The real world experiences that you will gain will be through your practicum courses, which will also require a site visit by a University of Scranton supervisor. Site visits by University supervisors must be competed prior to students completing their program and/ or degree conferral.

Program Specific Admission Requirements

The following are additional application requirements for admission to the MS in Educational Administration program:

  • Copy of current teacher certification OR letter of confirmation for uncertified private or parochial teachers
  • 1-2 page resume

For general application requirements, please click here.


Online Course Requirements, 39 credits

Research Course Requirement 

Number Course Credits
EFND 506 Educational Research & Statistics 3
Total 3

Foundation Course Requirements 

Number Course Credits
EFND 516 Advanced Educational Psychology 3
EFND 521 Advanced Foundations in Education 3
ECUI 506  Curriculum Theory and Development 3
ECUI 542 Literacy and Diversity 3
Total 12


Educational Administration Requirements

Number Course Credits
EADM 501 Educational Administration 3
EADM 506 Problems in School Administration and Supervision 3
EADM 511 School Finance 3
EADM 516 School Law 3
EADM 521 Principal as Administrator 3
EADM 526 Principles and Practices of Supervision 3
EADM 531 Practicum in Elementary School Administration* 3
EADM 536 Practicum in Secondary School Administration* 3
Total 24

*The practicum with a site visit satisfies the capstone experience requirement for the program.  A one-time fee of $1,500 must be paid prior to the site visit.

For additional information on the curriculum, please visit the Graduate Course Catalog.

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    Learn from a faculty compromised of educators who pride themselves in teaching, professional practice, & research


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    Transferable Knowledge

    Become a leader in your district using the knowledge that sets you apart from others.

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    Gain Practical Experience

    Apply your master's-level knowledge to a real educational setting.

    Graduate Program Director

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    Dr. Maria Oreshkina

    Graduate Program Director


    M.S., Moscow State Pedagogical University Candidate of Pedagogical Science, Moscow State Pedagogical University Ph.D., The University of Tennessee




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