Online Master of Science in Educational Administration – K-12 Principal Certification
As an educator, you work to make a difference in the lives of your students. But if you feel called to take up a leadership position and make a difference in the direction of your school, you need to pursue a professional qualification that will prepare you for the challenges involved.
K-12 educators looking to become principals can study online with Gwynedd Mercy University to earn their Master of Science in Educational Administration. This selective 33-credit master’s degree program, intended for veteran teachers and administrators, includes the K-12 Principal Certification necessary to compete for administrative leadership positions in schools.
Comprehensive Preparation for School Leadership
The online MS in Educational Administration at Gwynedd Mercy University is designed to produce graduates with the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills that effective educational leaders need. Course topics in our master’s degree program include:
- Finance and budgeting for schools
- Regulatory, legal, and ethical considerations
- Fostering community and business support
- Developing school initiatives and programs that work
- Curriculum development
- Identifying teacher talent and nurturing effective teams of educators
Upon graduation, you should be prepared to manage and lead a K-12 institution as both an administrator and change agent.
A Supportive Educational Environment for Master’s Degree Students
At Gwynedd Mercy University we focus on providing a quality education that meets Department of Education standards, grounded in an ethical world view.
To ensure you benefit from personal attention, we offer small class sizes led by experienced, credentialed instructors. Our online course formats work with, not against, your busy professional schedule, for an educational experience that is convenient as well as constructive.
Ready to Begin? If you’re ready to take the first step towards your career goals as an educational administrator or principal, don’t wait. Contact a Gwynedd Mercy University admissions counselor today to learn more about our online master’s degree programs in education.
*Certification: This program was designed to meet the certification requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you reside in a different state, you should carefully review your home state’s certification requirements prior to enrolling in this program.