Master of Arts in Educational Administration & Leadership / Adult & Higher Education
University of South Dakota

Program Details

You can earn your Master of Arts in Educational Administration for Adult and Higher Learning online from the University of South Dakota relying upon small class sizes, accessible instructors, and flexible scheduling.  This program creates leaders in post-secondary education who draw not only upon experience, but also use theory and research in making decisions.  The USD refers to their MA in Educational Administration as creating “reflective decision” makers, or individuals who utilize a thought process which involves ethical, theoretical and professional perspectives. 


  • 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
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission