Master of Education - Educational Administration - Non-licensure

The M.Ed. in Educational Administration: Non-licensure Option is a 30-credit degree program. The program is a blend of online course work with field experiences.
  • Candidates must have 5 years of teaching experience and hold a professional teaching license in their state.
  • Candidates must be working in a school system in order to complete field experiences in all courses. 
  • To build a systematic knowledge base, Group A courses should be taken before Group B courses. 
Group A Courses
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 15
EDUC.6320 The Inclusive School
3
EDUC.6431 The Principalship 
3
EDUC.6421 Principles of Supervision 3
EDUC.6130 Leading a Professional Learning Community
3
EDUC.6580 The Role of the Curriculum and Instructional Leader 3
Group B Courses
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 9
EDUC.6220 Managing Resources and Finances 3
EDUC.6230 School Policy and Law 3
EDUC.6423 Program Evaluation
Elective
Course # Course Name CR.
Total 3
XXXX.6XXX
Appropriate 600 level course chosen after consultation with advisor 
3
Capstone Project
Course # Course Name CR.
Total 3
EDUC.6501 3

NOTE: This program does NOT lead to licensure in any field. Instead, it provides the professional knowledge required for the continuing education of experienced practitioners. Candidates who complete the program successfully are awarded a Master of Education degree, but cannot be endorsed for licensure in Massachusetts or in their own state. This program is currently under review and is subject to change