Educational Administration

Nationally ranked programs & degrees
The University of Dayton Department of Educational Administration is proud to offer nationally ranked programs and degrees.
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The University of Dayton Department of Educational Administration offers 11 graduate-level programs & three partner programs that prepare educational professionals to serve effectively at all levels of leadership from preK-12 in public, Catholic and other non-public schools. We also seek to contribute to the knowledge base in school administration and provide service to all pre-K-12 schools.

We offer courses at the university's main campus, Daniel J. Curran Place and online, allowing our students to achieve their educational goals at their own pace, while maintaining their professional responsibilities.

Watch the video below for an introduction to Educational Administration from Department Chair Dave Dolph:

New online program offering

The University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences welcomes a new online Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Educational Leadership. It is the first of three degree offerings from the University’s suite of online graduate degrees in education and health sciences delivered in partnership with 2U, one of the foremost education technology companies in the U.S.

The online MSE in Educational Leadership offers two tracks:

  • MSE in Educational Leadership
  • MSE in Educational Leadership and Principal Licensure
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Career options

Students who earn a M.S.E. in Educational Leadership can:

  • Complete the educator preparation program, leading to a State of Ohio-issued license (principal)
  • Complete the educator preparation program, leading to a State of Ohio-issued license (superintendent)
  • Complete the educator preparation program, leading to a State of Ohio-issued license (curriculum, instruction and professional development-CIPD), to work as a Curriculum Director or Special Education Director.
  • Earn an Educational Specialist degree (Ed.S.), to work in a school district's central office.
CONTACT

Department of Educational Administration

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2963
937-229-3738