Education Administration

In this online master's in education administration program, you have the option of pursuing a Master of Education with an emphasis in education administration or post-master's coursework in education administration to obtain administration licensure.

Online Master's in Education Administration Program Highlights

  • 100% online
  • Connects theory and practice
  • Develop leadership skills through academic studies, research and on-the-job internships
  • Courses taught by professionals who have experience in multiple areas of administration
  • Internships
  • Licensure option for individuals who have completed a master's degree and who have or are eligible for a New Mexico Level 3 teaching license
  • Affordable tuition

Education Administration (33 hours)

Core Requirements (12 hours)

Course Credits
EDF 500 Educational Research 3
EDF 515 Theories of Learning and Motivation 3
EDF 530 Assessment 3
EDAD 560 School Law 3

Emphasis Area (21 hours)

Course Credits
EDF 501 Curriculum: Theory into Practice 3
EDF 536 American Curriculum History 3
EDAD 525 Personnel 3
EDAD 526 Leadership 3
EDAD 535 Systems Communication 3
EDAD 582 School Finance 3
EDAD 597 Internship I AND
EDAD 598 Internship II OR
EDAD 590 Graduate Project

Please note: If you are pursuing education administration licensure, you must complete EDAD 597 and EDAD 598. If you choose EDAD 590 instead of EDAD 597 and EDAD 598, you will not be eligible for NMPED licensure upon completion.

Career Pathways

  • Public or private school administrator: assistant principal, principal, athletic director, federal programs director, special education director, assistant superintendent, superintendent
  • Instructional leadership role within a school organization

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. You may have the opportunity to apply for available graduate assistantships and teaching assistantships. For more information contact:

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Associate Professor of Special Education, Educational Studies Graduate Coordinator


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Apply for this 100% Online Program

As New Mexico's largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU offers students more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules we offer an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. If you are interested in a master's in education administration degree we encourage you to learn the benefits of Eastern New Mexico University's online master's in education administration program.

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