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Master of Education - Educational Administration (M.Ed. Admin.)

Description: 

The Master of Education (Educational Administration) is designed to provide professional growth opportunities for Christian educators in the field of Christian school educational leadership. Students are prepared to assume leadership roles in a Christian day, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural school. The curriculum for this concentration provides opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions in the broad scope of Christian school administrative responsibilities. These responsibilities include leadership theory, school law, financial principles, faculty and staff supervision, data-informed decision making, strategic planning, and development.

The M.Ed. (Educational Administration) is available fully online or through a combination of online and on-campus courses. The program may be completed in two to four years. Please contact the M.Ed. Program Director for course rotation and changes in schedule.

Objectives:

The M.Ed. will equip you with:

Competency in content so that you demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply Biblical principles to formulate a Christian philosophy of education and articulate this to various audiences.
  • Understand instructional strategies and learning theories to meet the development of the learner and their individual needs.
  • Develop and analyze curriculum based on philosophy, theory, and Biblical principles and their relationship to instruction and learning.

Proficiency in skills to promote learning for all students so that you demonstrate the ability to:

  • Employ various research procedures and technology for problem solving within the school setting.
  • Assess and monitor student learning through a variety of methods.
  • Foster a nurturing school culture that enhances student learning, including consideration of the cultural differences within the school community.  

Professionalism so that you demonstrate a commitment to:

  • Intentionality to create a climate conducive to spiritual transformation within the school setting.
  • The professional role of the Christian educator that includes being a lifelong learner by reflecting and gaining from experiences and being aware of current issues in education.
  • Collaborating and communicating effectively with other professionals, community members, and parents to improve student learning.

Opportunities:

This program will prepare you for the following:

  • ACSI certification in Administration (must also have two years of experience at the level of certification)
  • Administrative roles in Christian elementary and secondary schools
  • Leadership roles in Christian day, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural schools.

Available Formats:

OnlineOffered fully online making it possible for you to complete your program without relocating.

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