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Management and Administration of Educational Programs

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Have questions about any of our
M.S. or Ed.S. programs? Contact:

Rogeria Higgs
Assistant Director
Graduate Admissions
(954) 262-8458
rh164@nova.edu

At NSU, you will dive deep into your innate leadership abilities. The Management and Administration of Educational Programs specialization will give you the edge you need by not only providing skills in leadership, but also in management and supervision, and budgeting as it relates to curriculum and instruction.

Delivery Options

Coursework for this Master of Science in Education program is offered entirely online.

Who Should Apply

  • Practicing educators, trainers, and other professionals working with educational programs who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their expertise in their current field;
  • Individuals with bachelor's degrees who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their knowledge and skills in management and administration of educational programs.
  • Completed admission application packet, including a $50 nonrefundable application fee made payable to Nova Southeastern University.
  • Official transcript indicating conferral of a bachelor’s degree by a regionally accredited institution (2.5 minimum cumulative grade-point average required).
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions.

Course Number Course Title and Description Credits
EDU 5000 Orientation to the M.S. and Ed.S. Program 0
CUR 0526 Educational Research for Practitioners 3
EDL 0510 School Leadership 3
EDL 0500 Problem Solving and Visionary Leadership 3
EDL 0530 Management of Schools 3
EDL 0505 Educational Budgeting and Finance 3
EDL 0525 Human Resources: Process and Staff Development 3
Elective Select a Fischler College of Education master's level course 3
Elective Select a Fischler College of Education master's level course 3
Elective Select a Fischler College of Education master's level course 3
Elective Select a Fischler College of Education master's level course 3
EL 0600 Seminar in the Knowledge Base of Educational Leadership 3
or
EL 0601 Knowledge Base of Educational Leadership – Comprehensive Examination 3
EL 0698 Administrative Internship: Educational Leadership 3
or
EL 0699* Administrative/Educational Leadership Internship (6 credits) 3

*Students enrolling in EL 0699 would complete nine (9) credit hours of electives instead of 12.

TOTAL CREDITS: 36

The administrative internship is the culminating experience in this program. The purpose of this internship is to provide an opportunity to perform the duties of an administrator in an actual work setting. Under the guidance of an experienced cooperating administrator and a faculty supervisor, the intern will observe, interview, and work with the assigned administrator for a minimum of 150 contact hours. In addition, students will maintain leadership portfolios detailing the role and responsibilities of an educational administrator.

  • Satisfactory completion of all required coursework;
  • Successful completion of the administrative internship, including the portfolio;
  • Cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher;
  • Completed application for degree.

Students are advised to contact their state department of education or an Enrollment Services Representative (Academic Advisor) to determine if this program is suitable for certification/licensure and their career goals.

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