Master of Arts in Education / Educational Administration (Licensure)
Western State Colorado University

Program Details

Western State Colorado University offers an online Master of Arts degree in Education, with a special emphasis on Educational Administration. The program prepares students to earn their principal licensure during the first year of the program and continue to earn the degree. The curriculum of this program focuses on leadership and administration skills for those aspiring for those roles.


  • Requires on-campus, five-day orientation 
  • Letter from your principal or HR office confirming your employment as a licensed teacher or counselor for two years upon starting the program 
  • Statement of mentor support from your principal who must agree to act as your mentor and supervise your internship hours for the school year
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts demonstrating a minimum GPA of 3.0 on your undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Criminal history check
  • Two professional recommendations
  • Answer two short response questions

School Accreditation Statement

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