The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential consists of 24 units of instruction. Those who already have a Master's Degree need to earn just the credential and not a second Master's degree. Upon completion of the program and securing employment as an administrator, candidates will enroll in a Clear Administrative Services Credential program.
The M.A. in Education with the Option in Educational Administration requires the completion of 30 units of study as follows:
|EDAD610||Leading School Communities in a Diverse Society||3 Units|
|EDAD 612||Development of Professional Leadership Perspective||2 Units|
|EDAD 624A||Field Experience Beginning||1 Unit|
|EDAD 614||Leading Instruction||3 Units|
|EDAD 616A||The Role of Schooling in a Democratic Society||2 Units|
|EDAD 624B||Field Experience Beginning||1 Unit|
|EDAD 618A||Leading Assessment and Accountability||2 Units|
|EDAD 618B||Leading School Improvement||2 Units|
|EDAD 626A||Field Experience Advanced||2 Units|
|EDAD 616B||School Finance and Resource Allocation||2 Units|
|EDAD 620||Visionary Leadership||3 Units|
|EDAD 626B||Field Experience Advanced||1 Unit|
Upon completing the four semester credential program, the candidate must complete the paperwork for advancement to candidacy to move into the final stages of the Master’s curriculum.
|EDUC 622||Research Methods in Education||3 Units|
|EDUC 698||Master's Thesis/Project Seminar||3 Units|
The culminating experience will be a thesis, including an oral defense.
Educational Administration Tier I Preliminary Credential- 24 units
Courses in addition to the credential courses to earn a Master’s Degree (6 units)