If you’re a professional educator with at least five years of successful teaching experience and wish to enter into a leadership position as a school principal, this Master of Arts program will advance your professional knowledge and lead you to pre-K through grade 12 principal certification.
The mission of the Master of Arts in educational administration program is to prepare professional educators for leadership positions as school administrators or principals. This is achieved by advancing professional knowledge that supports the intellectual, social, and personal development of learners; integrating leadership and supervisory theories and skills with problem solving and decision making models; encouraging collaboration, communication, professional development, and responsible management of educational programs and resources; and, conducting educational research that enhances organizational effectiveness.
Classes in this graduate program are offered on Saturdays, evenings and in summer institutes.
Meet Adam Sikorski, principal at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8.
– Class of 2009
Some of the courses in the Master of Arts in educational administration program include:
- Human Development and Classroom Management
- Issues in Law and Education
- Educational Administration
- The Principalship
- Curriculum Supervision and Leadership
- Applied Research Practicum
New Fall 2013: Tuition discount
Starting fall semester 2013, Point Park University is providing a tuition discount for all certificate and master's degree education programs. This tuition discount is approximately 34 percent below the standard rate for the master's degree programs and 24 percent below for the certificate programs.
New and returning education certificate and master's degree students will receive this lower tuition rate as follows:
- Discounted cost per credit: $520
- Discounted cost for a 3-credit class: $1,560
For more details on tuition and fees at Point Park for 2013-14, please visit our tuition and fees page.
Off-Campus Graduate Education Programs
Interested in pursuing this program at an off-campus location? Learn more about our off-campus graduate education cohort programs.
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