Master of Arts in Education: Educational Administration
Designed for working educators, the Master of Arts in Educational Administration cohort-based program is designed to prepare future leaders in private or public K-12 education. Concordia University Irvine’s program provides the opportunity for teachers to continue working while taking one course at a time. The program equips aspiring administrators to make strategic decisions, effectively lead, nurture, and sustain school cultures conducive to student learning. The MAEd Educational Administration degree program is standards based and allows candidates to earn an administrative services credential while earning a Master’s degree. The program is offered online or in a blended format on Concordia’s campus and various satellite locations.
The MAED program requires a minimum of 30 units and can be completed full time in 24 months. MAED coursework integrates applicable research and initiatives enabling teachers to become leaders in elementary and secondary education, and develop collaborative action research skills.
- Instructional and Transformational Leadership
- Legal and Political Aspects in Education
- Human Resources
Throughout your coursework, you will be guided through your 100 hours of practicum by an onsite supervisor at your school – usually your principal or assistant principal. The site supervisor, along with your Concordia-based administrative supervisor, will coordinate and partner to help guide and provide you an enriched practicum experience.
The MAED: Educational Administration degree cohort-based program is directed toward the preparation of K-12 master classroom teachers and is offered fully online or in a blended format on Concordia’s campus or in your area.
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During these meetings, we will discuss the application process, financial aid, payment plans, and any specific questions that you may have. Face-to-face meetings run approximately 30 minutes. Online meetings run approximately 20 minutes.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Concordia’s School of Education offers a competitively priced online or blended degree program. For your convenience we offer payment plans for our graduate students. Our counselors are available to help you plan how to finance your education. We can also walk you through the process of applying for financial aid.
School of Education
Concordia’s School of Education offers four different teaching credentials, four distinctive Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) graduate degrees, and a doctorate of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership. Classes are small and focused on the development of critical, independent thinking, and are taught by experienced Christian faculty members. CUI’s School of Education enjoys an excellent reputation in the academic community as thousands of graduates lead in schools throughout the region. Students gain targeted knowledge and proficient skills to connect, care, collaborate, and create in their unique role in education. Our goal is to equip students to pursue opportunities and advance their career.