Online Master's Degree in Education Administration in Texas

If you would like to attend a Texas-based school but need a fully online program for a master's degree in education administration, read on for detailed descriptions of program offerings. Schools offering Education degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Concordia University - Texas

Concordia University - Texas's online Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Administration program is geared toward students who wish to transition from teaching to administration in an education environment. The program is 30 credit hours in length and features classes divided into 8- and 16-week segments. Students go on from Concordia's program to become school principals, education coordinators, and postsecondary education administrators.

Lamar University

Becoming qualified for the state principal certification exam is one of the boons of completing Lamar University's MEd in Administration program. This program is 30 credit hours in length and can be completed in as little as 16 months.

Texas Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University - Commerce

Texas A&M - Commerce's Master of Education in Educational Administration (EDAD) is a 30-hour program, is completely online, and is broken into 7-week courses, except for the 16-week comprehensive course required by state law for principal certification. This program is geared toward preparing students to become principals and superintendents and is one of the largest programs in the state.

Angelo State University

At 36 credit hours, Angelo State's MEd in Educational Administration program is a little longer, but can prepare students to go on to a doctoral program, should they wish to do so, and also focuses on a variety of education environments, such as K-12, government, private industry, healthcare, and others. The curriculum focuses on four fundamentals: defending judgments, operations/management, organizational structure, and vision. It also provides students with ample networking opportunities.

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech's MEd program is also 36 credit hours in length, and it is geared toward higher education administration, so the curriculum is based heavily in scholarly research and theory and focuses on the postsecondary education level. This program prepares students for middle-level management and leadership positions at colleges and universities and emphasizes a scholar-practitioner model in its approach to learning.

Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State's Master of Arts (MA) in Higher Education Administration program is also geared toward the postsecondary level and focuses on leadership, information technology, resource allocation, and other pertinent issues to higher education administration. This program has a thesis and non-thesis option and sets scholars up for leadership and management roles in higher education once they complete the 36-credit hours of required coursework.

University of Houston - Victoria

The degree offered by the University of Houston - Victoria is an MEd in Administration and Supervision with an emphasis on superintendency, which prepares students for work in both public and private schools in leadership positions, mostly superintendent positions. The program is 30 hours in length and is offered in a fully online format, although an internship and a practicum are included in the program.

Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University's MEd in Educational Administration program offers a 30-hour option without principal certification and a 33-hour option with certification. The university has a wide variety of available concentrations, including EC-12 principalship, higher education leadership, post-master's superintendent certification, research, educational technology leadership, and instructional design and technology. Tarleton's program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Students can complete this program entirely online or take advantage of the in-person review sessions offered here.

School NamePrograms OfferedGraduate Tuition (2019-2020)*
Concordia University - Texas Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Administration $10,455 in state and out of state
Lamar University Master of Education (MEd) in Administration $6,324 in state, $13,920 out of state
Texas A&M University - Commerce Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Administration $3,630 in state, $11,232 out of state
Angelo State University Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Administration $4,059 in state, $11,655 out of state
Texas Tech University Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Administration $5,958 in state, $13,428 out of state
Sam Houston State University Master of Arts (MA) in Higher Education Administration $5,765 in state, $13,361 out of state
University of Houston - Victoria Master of Education (MEd) in Administration and Supervision - Superintendency $6,338 in state, $13,934 out of state
Tarleton State University Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Administration $4,137 in state, $11,733 out of state

Source: *National Center for Education Statistics

There are numerous options for schools based in Texas for someone wishing to pursue a master's degree in education administration. Programs have various concentrations, including higher education at the postsecondary level, and can also lead to jobs in the private sector with corporate education.

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