Curriculum

Course Curriculum for the M.Ed. in Administration

Please see an academic advisor for an individual transcript evaluation and academic plan prior to beginning the program. An appointment may be arranged by contacting the department office at 513-745-3701.

Core Education courses are required for the Masters of Education in Administration and all of the administration licensure options.

Administration Core Education Courses (9 sem. hrs):

 

Course Name
Credit Hours
EDFD500: History and Philosophy of American Education
3
 
EDFD 505: Organization of Education Systems in U.S.
3
EDFD 507: Educational Research
2
EDFD 508: Educational Research Paper
1

All licensure core courses listed below (except electives) are required for all licensure options {in addition to the appropriate internship(s)}.  An academic advisor will evaluate your previous transcripts to determine if you have already completed any of the courses listed below for licensure. 

Any combination of the following courses that total 21 semester hours will, when combined with the 9 core hours, equal 30 semester hours and thus qualify the candidate to apply for the M.Ed. in Educational Administration graduate comprehensive examination. Upon successful completion of the comprehensive examination the M.Ed. will be awarded. 

Total semester hours needed for Administration Ohio Principal License is 45 hours.

Licensure Core Courses (21 semester hours for M.Ed., all are required for licensure):

Course Name
Credit Hours
EDAD 543: Supervision of Instruction
3
EDAD 548: Principalship
3
EDAD 562: Political Structures and School/Community Relations
3
EDAD 563: School Business Affairs and Physical Facilities
3
EDAD 564: Administration of Staff Personnel
3
EDAD 565: School Law
3
EDAD 566: School Finance
3
EDAD 570: Planning, Evaluation and Assessment
3
EDAD 660: Curriculum Design/Teaching Strategies
3

To receive a Principal or Administrative Specialist License in the state of Ohio, the candidate must complete an internship through Xavier equaling 6 semester hours. After completing the total 45 semester hours for the principal or administrative licensure program, the candidate is eligible to complete the application for Ohio licensure. (Application instructions are available at http://www.xavier.edu/education/Ohio.cfm.)

Internships and Courses

Course Name
Credit Hours
EDAD 780 Principal (Pre K-Grade 9)
or
EDAD 781 Principal (Grades 4-12)
or
EDAD 782 Specialist Research
or
EDAD 783 Specialist Staff Personnel
or
EDAD 784 Specialist Curriculum, Instruction, Staff Development
or
EDAD 787 Specialist Vocational
6
EDAD 710 Superintendent Seminar
6
  • Note: Internship(s) are required for licensure. Please see an advisor for specific licensure you are seeking.  You may schedule an appointment by calling 513-745-3701. All educational administration students must successfully complete the Master of Education (M.Ed.) Comprehensive Examination upon completion of required coursework to earn the M.Ed. degree.
  • Please note all course requirements are subject to change.
  • Educational Administration Licensure options