Master of Science in Educational Administration with Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Option (California Option)
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Make an impact and become a leader in the educational field by earning a Master of Science in Education Administration with Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Option (California Option). This program is designed for professionals who are committed to improving education and who are interested in becoming school site or district administrators.
Throughout the program, you’ll learn to build a culture of collaboration that brings together families and community members, responds to diverse interests and needs, and mobilizes resources. You’ll also explore and analyze the organization, operations, and resources necessary to foster safe, efficient, and effective learning environment and discover professional and personal ethics necessary for leading schools and for school systems.
This master’s degree program can be completed with or without a preliminary credential option for those pursuing a career in the nonpublic education sector.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredits public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the U.S.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Candidates will develop a process for creating, stewarding, and communicating a shared vision that includes school-wide goals for improving teaching and learning.
- Candidates will practice their skills in the role of the instructional leader in the context of the stewardship of effective instructional practices.
- Candidates will apply knowledge they have learned to gain experience in the role of the instructional leader in the context of curriculum development, implementation, and assessment.
- Candidates will apply what they have learned to enhance their skills in the collaborative, ongoing processes of data-based school growth plans.
- Candidates will critique professional develop systems for the purpose of developing professional growth opportunities for school teachers, staff, and administrators.
- Candidates will apply course learning activities to better understand the complex Interaction of all of a school’s complex systems and to promote overall teaching and learning.
- Candidates will design and apply methods in which a school can engage their communities to promote the shared vision.
- Candidates will select and research a topic related to educational leadership through the lens of a researcher.
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