Master of Education in Educational Administration (Online or On-Campus)

Tarleton State University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration program prepares Texas professionals for K-12 school administration and higher education roles through stimulating coursework and hands-on educational experiences. Courses are offered online to provide flexibility for students, and professors offer optional face-to-face program review sessions.

Our accredited Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Administration degree has a concentration option in Higher Education Leadership. Learn more about the Higher Education Leadership coursework.

M.Ed. Degree Program Overview

Tarleton’s Educational Administration M.Ed. degree has the option to be completed completely online. This flexibility is great for working professionals with busy schedules interested in pursuing this 30-credit-hour program. 

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Courses are also offered at Tarleton’s north central Texas campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, and Waco. With a career-advancing curriculum, our students learn the essentials of school administration including coursework in leadership, school-community relations, special education, and educational planning. An additional 3 hour principal practicum course is required for students who seek to obtain a Principal Certificate in the state of Texas.

Why study Educational Administration at Tarleton?

Our Educational Administration master’s degree program aims to:

  • Enhance students’ leadership skills
  • Broaden students’ understanding of education
  • Increase the effectiveness of students as future educational leaders 
  • Utilize resources to enable students to develop as educators

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
EDAD5307Leadership of Programs and Procedures in Supervision
EDAD5310Special Education Law
EDAD5335Edu Plan and Facility Development
EDAD5340School-Community Relationships
EDAD5345Leadership of Curriculum Systems
EDAD5355Leadership of Diverse Learning Communities
EDAD5360Educational Leadership Applications

For more information on courses for the M.Ed. degree, please refer to the university catalog.

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At every level, Tarleton State University creates well-prepared educators. As a current school administrator with a M.Ed. from Tarleton, I witness the in-depth knowledge of Tarleton student teachers and fellow graduates on a daily basis. The most valuable component of the M.Ed. program is the opportunity to build relationships and make connections with your peers, professors and other professionals. Those connections become priceless as you advance through each level of your career.

Renee Goodwin, M.Ed.


The Master of Education in Educational Administration at Tarleton State University is accredited by the:

Tarleton offers students pursuing their Educational Administration degree various professional opportunities connected to school administration in Texas.

Student Resources and Facilities

What programs are related to the master’s degree in Educational Administration?

In addition to our Master of Education in Educational Administration degree, Tarleton State University offers numerous degrees and certifications that may be of interest, including:

Learn more about Tarleton’s M.Ed in Educational Administration!

Tarleton State University offers a Master of Educational Administration that can be completed entirely online to prepare students for school or higher education administration roles. Our academic advisors are available to answer questions from prospective students. View their contact information.

Request information to learn more about pursuing a M.Ed. in Educational Administration at Tarleton’s College of Education and Human Development.