The administration program is designed to prepare principals for grades K–12. For admission to the program, an applicant must meet CGCE Admission Standards, and departmental requirements in the Education section of this catalog. In addition, the applicant must hold a valid instructional or educational specialist certificate.
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 and the comprehensive examination.
Below is the course of study for the on campus Educational Administration program:
Note: Students must pass the requisite Praxis examinations, which are mandated by PDE and, in addition to the above requirements, at least five years of appropriate certificated experience in basic education are necessary for a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania administrative certificate.
Students in the Scranton Education Online Educational Administration degree program or the Certification without a master’s degree program must have a site visit if their state requires a visit or their state requires The University of Scranton to complete an institutional recommendation for state licensure. Students should check with their state department of education for the most up-to-date requirements. Site visits must be completed prior to the student completing their program and/or degree conferral.