The Educational Administration program is offered as an online program. The program is designed to prepare principals for grades PK–12. For admission to the program, an applicant must meet the departmental requirements outlined in the Admission section of this catalog. In addition, the applicant must hold a valid instructional or educational specialist certificate or hold a teaching or educational specialist position in a parochial or private school. Applicants from parochial and private schools must submit a letter from a principal confirming their current position as a part of their application package.
The Master of Science Degree
The student will be recommended for the Master of Science degree in Educational Administration after satisfactorily completing the following program of study:
Note: Students must pass the requisite Praxis examinations, which are mandated by PDE in addition to the above requirements. Students must also have at least five years of appropriate certificated experience in basic education to achieve a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania administrative certificate.
Students in the Educational Administration degree program must have a practicum site visit by a site supervisor of the University of Scranton. Site visits must be completed prior the student completing their program and/or degree conferral.