Master of Education - Educational Administration (M.Ed. Admin.)

Description: 

The Master of Education (Educational Administration) provides professional growth opportunities for Christian educators in the field of Christian school educational leadership. You are prepared to assume leadership roles in Christian day, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural schools.

The curriculum for this concentration provides opportunities for you to develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions in the broad scope of Christian school administrative responsibilities. These responsibilities include leadership theory, school law, financial principles, faculty and staff supervision, data-informed decision making, strategic planning, and development.

The M.Ed. (Educational Administration) is available fully online. Please contact the M.Ed. program director for course rotation and changes in schedule.The Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a concentration in Educational Administration provides opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions in the broad scope of Christian school administrative responsibilities. These include leadership theory, school law, financial principles, faculty and staff supervision, data–informed decision making, strategic planning, and development.

Objectives:

Our objective is to help you develop:

1.     Competency in content so that you demonstrate the ability to:

a.     Apply biblical principles to formulate a Christian philosophy of education and articulate this to various audiences.

b.    Understand instructional strategies and learning theories to meet the development of learners and their individual needs.

c.     Develop and analyze curriculum based on philosophy, theory, and biblical principles and their relationship to instruction and learning.

2.     Proficiency in skills to promote learning for all students so that you demonstrate the ability to:

a.     Employ various research procedures and technology for problem solving within the school setting.

b.    Assess and monitor student learning through a variety of methods.

c.     Foster a nurturing school culture that enhances student learning, including consideration of the cultural differences within the school community.

3.     Professionalism so that you demonstrate a commitment to:

a.     Intentionality to create a climate conducive to spiritual transformation within the school setting.

b.    The professional role of the Christian educator that includes being a lifelong learner by reflecting and gaining from experiences and being aware of current issues in education.

c.     Collaborating and communicating effectively with other professionals, community members, and parents to improve student learning.

Opportunities:

This program will prepare you for leadership roles in Christian schools in the United States and around the world, such as:

  • Administrating, leading and supervising in Christian elementary, secondary, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural schools
  • Leading instructional teams in Christian day, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural schools

  • Developing and/or writing curriculum

  • Master Teacher roles at all levels

Review our course requirements.

Featured Faculty: 
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Dean of the College of Education

B.A., Florida Bible College; B.S., Bryan College; M.A., Ed.D., University of Miami

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M.Ed. Program Director

B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.Ed., Bob Jones University; Ed.D., Columbia International University

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Ed.D./Ed.S. Program Director

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Associate Dean of the College of Education

B.A., Suffolk University; M.A., Miami University; Ed.D. University of Virginia

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