The Master of Education School Administration Program prepares teachers for the residency principal’s certificate. A student shall complete 45 credits in an approved course of study to be developed in consultation with the graduate advisor. This program does not automatically qualify the student for the residency principal’s certificate, which requires that an applicant complete an application and be accepted to the Administrator Certification Program and complete the required coursework in addition to a 12-credit, year-long internship The MEd School Administration Program prepares individuals who can provide appropriate leadership and direction to the school professional staff and to the community by developing a unified system for managing human resources; developing long-range plans, policies and goals, and; executing the policies developed by the district.
One year of successful contracted teaching experience in a K-12 classroom setting; minimum GPA 3.0; full admission to CWU; statement of objectives; three references, one must be from your current principal; transcripts from all institutions attended. Note: Completion of the master’s degree does not automatically allow you to achieve the administrator’s certificate.
Students will not be allowed to register for EDAD courses until they have been fully admitted to either the master’s degree program or the Administrator Certificate Program. See your advisor if you have completed recent graduate coursework in intercultural education (i.e., EDF 507).
Educational Foundations and Research courses (to include EDF 510) Credits: (7)