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Salt Lake City Master of Arts In Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration Courses & Admissions Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

  • 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."
  • Utah Professional Educator  Level 2  license
  • Three years of successful education experience within a five-year period in a Utah public or accredited private school
  • At least 21 years of age as required by Utah State Board of Education requirements.
  • Evidence of cleared background/fingerprint check
  • 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
  • Current résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation (two from a source familiar with the student's academic abilities and one from a current school or district administrator) 
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended

Course List

Core Course Requirements

Students in the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program complete nine courses (27 credit hours) to fulfill core course requirements.

Core Course Requirements--Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

E6034 - Introduction to Educational Leadership
(3)

(3)

E6035 - Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction
(3)

(3)

E6036 - School Law
(3)

(3)

E6037 - Improving School Decisions Through Data Driven Change
(3)

(3)

E6038 - Education in a Diverse Society
(3)

(3)

E6039 - Administration of Human Resources
(3)

(3)

E6100 - Research in Education
(3)

(3)

E6233 - Educational Finance
(3)

(3)

E6314 - Administration of Special Education Programs
(3)

(3)

Core Course Requirements--27 Credit Hours

 

Elective Requirements

Students 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 (3)
Elective Requirements--3 Credit Hours

 

Practicum Requirements

Students in the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program are required to complete 6 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
(3)

(3)

E6581 - School Administrative Practicum/Internship II
(3)

(3)

Practicum Requirements--6 Credit Hours