Master of Science in Educational Administration
Emporia State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Educational Administration program provides the expertise needed to be effective school leaders for PreK-12 grade levels and to make positive impacts on student success.  The curriculum explores contemporary theory, methods, and practice to help students develop and maintain healthy organizational cultures that promote creativity and performance, facilitating leadership for change and developing strategies for teaching and leading diverse school populations.  Core courses include Supervision and Evaluation; School Leadership Theory; Educational Law and Regulations; Supporting Technology Integration for School Leaders, and more.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher in the last 60 hours of study or an overall GPA average of no less than a 3.0 for a completed master's degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Current state-issued teaching license (or other relevant professional license such as: school psychologist, school counselor, speech-language pathologist)
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience is encouraged for Kansas applicants, as 5 years of teaching experience is required by the State of Kansas to be eligible for the administrative license; Applicants are encouraged to check professional experience requirements outlined by their state licensing organizations

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission