Educational Administration and Policy (MEd)
Degree Program Overview
The MEd in Educational Administration and Policy offers you two tracks, depending on your career goals.
- The school leadership track is for students who wish to pursue a leadership in their school or district
- The law and policy track is geared toward students who wish to go on to a doctoral degree, or who wish to work in educational policy positions in government, nonprofits or academia
Leadership Certification Track
- Leads to Tier 1 Educational Leadership Certification in Georgia
- 4 semester cohort program
- Strong partnerships with Georgia Schools and Districts
Law and Policy Track
- Individualized curriculum
- Options for certification in leadership or law and policy
- Nationally renowned faculty in educational administration, policy, and law
Curriculum and Courses
The MEd in Educational Administration and Policy includes studies in:
- Law, policy, and administration
- Data management and use
- Leadership in a diverse society
The program culminates in the presentation of a problem of practice that holds specific interest for you. This gives you the opportunity to explore your unique interests, to integrate all of your coursework into a plan for your career, and to create a professional portfolio.
The MEd in Educational Administration and Policy allows you to tailor your studies to your academic and professional areas of focus. Within the 36-semester hour program, you will take:
- 12 hours of major concentration and core courses
- 3 hours of research courses
- 3 hours in an applied project
- 18 hours of electives
Courses cover topics such as:
- School law
- Educational policy analysis
- Organizational leadership
- Human resource administration
- School business and resource management
- Research in educational administration and policy
- Applied projects in educational administration and policy
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Applications are accepted each semester. Applicants must submit valid (within the past 5 years) GRE or MAT scores with their Graduate School application.
Also while completing the Graduate School application, be sure to attach the following documents:
- Statement of Purpose
- Official transcripts
Applications are due July 1 (fall), December 1 (spring), and April 1 (summer).
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