Master of Arts in Education: Educational Administration
Concordia University, Irvine offers a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration to assist administrators and to equip teachers for administrative responsibility. This program is designed to help the student achieve skills toward effective leadership in elementary and secondary schools and allows them to:
- Develop basic skills in organizational management, coordination of student and staff personnel and communication.
- Become aware of school governance structures and functions.
- Acquire the necessary skills in decision-making, human resource management, public relations and evaluation.
Statement of Purpose
The School of Education prepares professional educators who demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice by making informed decisions leading to exemplary instruction for all learners.
Graduate Learning Outcomes
The following outcomes guide the Master of Arts programs in the School of Education of Concordia University.
CUI Graduates will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Scholarly Research (SR): Generate scholarly research on problems and issues in their field of study.
- Integrated Learning (IL): Integrate knowledge and skills from current research, scholarship, and/or techniques in their field with other disciplines.
- Ethical Leadership (EL): Apply standards of ethics informed by Christian teachings as they fulfill their vocations as leaders within society.
- Effective Communication (EC): Elucidate disciplinary knowledge and findings in professional and academic contexts through written, oral, and digital media.
- Reflective Practice (RP): Balance evidence-based decision making, logical thinking, and consideration of human potential to take appropriate actions that advance their field.
- Community Engagement (CE): Assess and develop cogent positions on significant issues in their field to respond to diverse needs in their respective communities.
School of Education
Our graduate education degree programs are practical, accessible and relevant to the classroom. Classes are small and focused on the development of critical, independent thinking, and are taught by experienced Christian faculty members who are committed to mentoring students who will make a positive impact on their professions. The School of Education enjoys an excellent reputation in the academic community, and Concordia graduates are teaching throughout the region.