M.Ed. Educational Administration

As a student in Concordia University, Nebraska’s Educational Administration program, you’ll gain the skills you need to positively impact the lives of young children.  

When you choose Concordia for your M.Ed. in Educational Administration, you will: 

  • Acquire opportunities to reflect Christ’s light through your talents in leadership, organization and management whenever you interact with students, parents and colleagues.  
  • Equip yourself with principles and techniques for organizing and leading a school. 
  • Discover effective methods for supervising instruction, developing great teachers, managing financial needs and school law matters, and more.  
  • Choose a concentration that fits your passion for elementary or secondary education, or a combination of both. 
  • Automatically receive a Principal Endorsement when you complete your 36-hour M.Ed. in Educational Administration. 
36-45 credit hours
$340* PER credit hour for Nebraska Residents & Lutheran Educators
$425 PER credit hour Outside of Nebraska
Class Type 100% Online, 8-week courses
24-30 Months Time to degree

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Degree Highlights


  • Concordia University helps you recognize Christ’s role in your life and career with a distinctive blend of faith-based instruction and real-world experience. 
  • If you already have a master’s degree in education with another focus, you can earn a Principal Endorsement in one of the following areas: 
    • Principal Endorsement K-6 or 7-12 (36 hours) 
    • Principal Endorsement Dual Certification: Elementary with Added Secondary (45 hours) 
    • Principal Endorsement Dual Certification: Secondary with Added Elementary (45 hours) 
  • You’ll learn from distinguished instructors who are experts in the field of school administration while gaining hands-on experience by completing 250 hours of field experience working directly with school administrators in your area. 
  • For those who seek to lead in a Christian school setting, an alternate degree track, Educational Administration for Christian Schools, integrates a specific focus on preparing future administrators for the distinct differences, needs, and opportunities of Christian schools, while still providing all the same knowledge and skills available through the regular program.


Bonnie B.

It was nice to take most courses with the same core group of individuals along the way….The diversity was something that I would not have gotten from a local college or university program. Having the option to do 100% of my degree online has been such a blessing!


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Concordia's online master’s degree in Educational Administration conforms to the standards prescribed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Concordia is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.    


Degree Goals

Educational professionals who want to become qualified as administrators at a public or Christian school, including principals, teachers, and other professionals in similar roles can expect to: 

  • 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. 

Career Outcomes

School Administrator

  • Organize , manage and lead a primary or secondary school. 
  • Supervise instruction, develop teachers, manage financial needs, oversee school law matters and more.  


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