Master of Education - Educational Administration - Principal

The M.Ed. in Educational Administration: Principal Option is a 30-credit degree program. The program is a blend of online course work, field experience and practicum. The program is for Massachusetts teachers only.
  • Candidates must have 5 years of teaching experience and hold a professional teaching license. 
  • Candidates must be working in a school system in order to complete field experiences in all courses. 
Group A Courses
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 15
EDUC.6320 The Inclusive School
EDUC.6431 The Principalship 
EDUC.6421 Principles of Supervision 3
EDUC.6130 Leading a Professional Learning Community
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
In order to enroll in the practicum, candidates must have a GPA of 3.25 and be employed in a public school district or in a charter or private school where the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks are followed. Additionally, they must be mentored by a Principal or Assistant Principal who holds a MA Principal license.
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 6
EDUC.5922 3
EDUC.5932 3