Master of Education

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The Master of Education (M.Ed) School Administration (ADMS)

This program is designed for college graduates called to meet the critical leadership role of principal or school administrator in elementary, middle school or secondary setting. Program candidates choose between two concentrations—Christian/Private School Administration or Public School Administration.

    Christian/Private School Administration Concentration (CSAC)—Available 100 Percent Online

    The Christian school administration program is designed to equip college graduates to serve as a principal or school administrator in elementary, middle school or secondary setting on a Christian or private campus. Certification is an option for the Christian/private school concentration. Coursework provides an in-depth study of the issues and philosophies affecting organization and administration of schools, and extensive practical training is provided through clinical experiences. A candidate can complete up to 100% of the program through online courses or take as little as 25% online with the remainder completed in four-day modules on the ORU campus.

    Public School Administration Concentration (PSAC)

    The public school administration program is designed for the college graduate interested in serving as a principal or school administrator in an elementary, middle school or secondary setting. The concentration in public schools prepares the student for Oklahoma State certification as an elementary, middle school or secondary school principal. A candidate can complete up to half of the program (18 hours) via e-correspondence or online courses. The remainder is completed in four-day modules on the ORU campus.

The Master of Education (M.Ed) Curriculum and Instruction (CURI)

This program equips educators to develop professional skills in curriculum development. The curriculum development program is designed for the educational professional seeking skills in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of curriculum materials for K-12 programs–Christian, private or public. Students receive training in critical assessment of curricula, as well as skill in the development of new curricula to meet particular educational needs. A candidate can complete up to half of the program (18 hours) via online courses. The remainder is completed in four-day modules on the ORU campus.

Additional information on Master of Education programs may be found in the University Catalog.