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M.Ed. Educational Administration with Principal Endorsement

36-45 credit hours

We offer the lowest-priced online M.Ed. in Nebraska and the Concordia University System.

Nebraska Residents & Lutheran Educators $340* PER credit hour

$425/credit hour rate outside of Nebraska

Through our Lutheran Guarantee, Lutheran Educators from around the world qualify for our special rate.

*Discounted rate does not apply to course-only options.

Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses

NCATE through CAEP

Time to Degree
24–30 months

Learn to lead from some of Nebraska’s most distinguished school administrators.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and lead your school as an administrator or principal? Earn your principal certification at your own pace with the online master’s in education administration program from a Lutheran, Christian university, Concordia University, Nebraska.

Our educational administration master’s program is designed to help you earn your administrative certification through a series of eight-week courses that you can take at the pace that fits your life best. You’ll learn from instructors who have been distinguished as experts in the field of school administration and gain hands-on experience working directly with school administrators in your area, while learning in classes that approach education from a rigorous, Lutheran education lens. 

You’ll also have the opportunity to tailor your learning to your career goals. We offer 36-credit programs in primary school administration or secondary school administration and a 45-credit program that incorporates the certification requirements for both.

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Educational Administration Master’s Program Highlights

The online master’s in education administration program at Concordia Nebraska combines flexibility and excellence to offer you a truly outstanding online education experience. Our quality of instruction and our commitment to working with the schedules of our students—many of whom are full-time teachers and education professionals—are part of what has earned our program a top 5 ranking in Nebraska, according to Course Advisor.

What to Expect in the Online Master’s in Education Administration Program

A master’s in education administration with value(s): Pursue your graduate degree at a university that roots its teachings in Lutheran ethics that also offers one of the quickest, most affordable master of education degree options in Nebraska or the Concordia University System.

Focus your learning: As a Concordia Nebraska master’s in education administration student, you’ll be free to choose between concentrations in primary or secondary school administration. You can also take a dual-concentration track that prepares you to lead both primary and secondary schools.

Hands-on field experience: At Concordia Nebraska, we believe that experience is the best teacher. That’s why we require our master’s in education administration students to complete 250 hours of field experience working with school administrators in their home regions as part of the online degree program.

Learn on your terms: We believe the only classroom you should step into is your own. Through our entirely online program, you can work at your own pace from the comfort of your home. We strive to be flexible and honor your many callings and commitments in life during your study while also striving to stretch, challenge, inspire and equip you to thrive as an educational leader now, and in the future.

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Educational Administration Master’s Program Faculty

At Concordia Nebraska, you’ll learn from some of the most experienced and reputable school administrators in the state.

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Careers For Educational Administration Master’s Program Graduates

Earning an M.Ed. in educational administration with a principal endorsement opens the door to a variety of administrative and leadership careers within schools. Depending on whether you choose to focus your studies in the primary or secondary education track or choose the dual-track option, you’ll be equipped to pursue leadership roles in a variety of schools. Most of our graduates go on to work as principals and school administrators. Others become educational consultants or instructional coordinators, among other education leadership roles. You’ll have a variety of career opportunities with our online educational administration master’s program. 

Educational Administration Master’s Program Curriculum 

Our master’s in education administration program is designed to prepare you to become a confident, thoughtful and informed leader in your school. You’ll be introduced to the philosophy and practice of education administration and develop an understanding of how the practices and principles of school leadership promote student success. You’ll explore administrative organization and the principal’s role in teaching, leadership and management before engaging in practice directly with practicum field experiences. You’ll also learn how to apply Lutheran values to your work to create a more equitable and inclusive learning and working environment.

Master’s in Education Administration Program Goals at Concordia Nebraska

We strive to have our students fully prepared for all the facets of the various school leadership roles. Before you finish your educational administration master’s degree, we’ll ensure you're equipped with all the knowledge and skills you need to enjoy a long career fostering the growth of successful educational environments. 


Explore school curriculum development and implementation


Employ techniques and principles of school organization, management and leadership


Study the duties and responsibilities of supervising instruction


Examine educational administration processes, including fiscal and political management


Establish an understanding of the ethics related to administering educational systems, as well as school law and its utilization


Apply the full range of school administrator performance, including effective communication, group processes, school improvement, community relations, evaluation and staff development

Financial Aid for the Educational Administration Master’s Degree

Concordia Nebraska is one of the more affordable private universities in the country. We work hard to keep our costs competitive with public college tuition rates, and our grad students have the chance to benefit from need-based and merit-based financial aid opportunities. Pursue your M.Ed. in educational administration degree at an affordable rate. 


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