Study Educational Administration at Pittsburgh's Only Downtown University
Are you a professional in education with at least three years of relevant experience and wish to enter into a leadership position? If so, the master's in educational administration 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 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.
Educational administration alumnus Adam Sikorski is a principal at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8.
Educational Administration Course Offerings
Some of the courses in the master's degree 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
Off-campus graduate education students are eligible for Point Park’s tuition discount being offered for all certificate and master's degree education programs. This tuition discount is approximately 35* percent below the standard rate for master's degree programs and 26* percent below the standard rate for certificate programs.
New and returning education certificate and master's degree students will receive this lower tuition rate as follows:
- Discounted cost per credit: $530*
- Discounted cost for a three-credit class: $1,590*
All discounts are estimates based on anticipated tuition rates for fall 2014. Tuition rate has not been set.
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 a Point Park graduate education program at an off-campus location? Learn more about our off-campus graduate education cohort programs.