A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an appropriately certified foreign institution
A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) during the last two years of undergraduate work and any subsequent study
A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."
A minimum of 3 years of full-time successful teaching experience, if teaching experience is from another state, applicant must submit formal verification that school was state approved
Evidence of valid educational certificate
Evidence of a criminal background or fingerprint check
Evidence of Dispositional Assessment
Interview with Program Admissions Committee and recommendation for admittance
A Writing Sample submitted with the program application
All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:
Completed Application for Admission Form
Three letters of recommendation (Two from a source familiar with student's academic abilities and one from a current school administrator)
Official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
Core Course Requirements
Students enrolled in the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program complete eight courses (24 credit hours) to fulfill the Core Course requirements.
Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
E6034 - Introduction to Educational Leadership
E6035 - Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction
E6036 - School Law
E6037 - Improving School Decisions Through Data Driven Change
E6038 - Education in a Diverse Society
E6039 - Administration of Human Resources
E6100 - Research in Education
E6233 - Educational Finance
Core Course Requirements—24 Credit Hours
Students enrolled in the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program choose one elective course (3 credit hours) with the approval of their advisor.
Elective Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
Elective Requirements—3 Credit Hours
Students enrolled in the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program are required to complete 3 credit hours of practicum. Refer to the program handbook for details pertaining to procedures.
Practicum Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
E6580 - School Administrative Practicum/Internship I
E6581 - School Administrative Practicum/Internship II
Practicum Requirements—3 Credit Hours
Upon completion of all state and program requirements, only the MAED in Educational Administration, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education meet all Colorado Principal Licensure requirements.
All other programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.
The programs offered through Argosy University, Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.
The first MAEd in Educational Administration, EdS in Initial Educational Administration, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration program cohorts began in January 2015. Therefore, there is no licensure or employment information to disclose for graduates of these programs.