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MEd in Educational Leadership - Admin and Supervision (preK-12)

Regent University's Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Leadership with an Administration and Supervision (preK-12) endorsement program is designed to prepare students to assume leadership roles in public or private schools. Get more details about this online-only MEd program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Administration and Supervision (preK-12) Endorsement

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Before beginning this program, prospective students should have an academic or professional background in education and an interenst in prepareing for leadership potiions. A current teaching license and three or more years of preK-12 teaching experience (as of the end of the program) is also required for the endorsement in Administration & Supervision. All applicants to Regent University's master's degree programs should already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

From fiscal supervision to educational technologies, the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program at Regent University provides students with the chance to learn about all aspects of school leadership responsibilities and practices. Courses might address classroom management, instructional supervision, school personnel and facility management, school policies and law, communications between schools and communities, and resource management. Other requirements in the curriculum include a three-part principal internship and a project wherein students display their understanding of all concepts discussed throughout the program. Courses are designed to align with Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards and the program is approved to provide the Administration and Supervision (preK-12) endorsement for licensed individuals.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

37 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Administration and Supervision (preK-12):

To earn this degree, students must complete a total of 37 credits in the required coursework. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Courses (37 credits)

  • Leadership, Organization, & Administration
  • School Finance/Management of School Resources & Facilities
  • Research Design
  • Supervision of Teaching Methods/Classroom Management
  • Technology for Administrators
  • Personnel Management/Development
  • School Law
  • School & Community Relations
  • Principal Internship
  • Principal Internship
  • Principal Internship
  • School Leaders Licensure Assessment Test Preparation
  • Professional Leadership Project
  • Instructional Leadership and Student Academic Achievement
  • Leadership and Character Development

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

For those seeking a career as a principal or vice principal, the MEd degree in Educational Leadership - Administration and Supervision (preK-12) might be a terminal degree. However, those who wish to advance to administrative positions in institutions of higher learning or move into educational research might be required to hold a doctoral degree. Doctorates that graduates might consider include, but are not limited to:

  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • PhD in Educational Administration
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership

Career Paths:

Once they have earned their Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership, graduates who already hold a teaching license in the state of Virginia could receive the Administration and Supervision (preK-12) endorsement. This might allow them to pursue administrative positions in preschools, public elementary, middle, or high schools, or private schools.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Principal
  • Vice principal
  • Instructional coordinator
  • Central office staff

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