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Educational Administration

Program Summary

The master’s degree in educational administration prepares students for leadership careers such as principals, assistant principals and assistant superintendents. You will develop your knowledge and skills in organizational behavior, school and district leadership, as well as supervision and evaluation.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Educational Administration

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

Additional Application Requirements: See information in Graduate Catalog

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 June 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 April 1

For More Information

Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology, and Foundations
Graham Hall 223
Program website
lepf@niu.edu
(815) 753-4404

Director of Graduate Studies:
Carolyn Pluim
cvanders@niu.edu 
(815) 753-1562

Application Contact:
David Snow
dsnow1@niu.edu (815) 753-1465

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