Lead Your School to Success

Students remember their teachers, but teachers remember their principals. Our school districts need well-trained administrators. You can help make this happen at A&M-Commerce. The Master of Education program equips you with the leadership, financial and administrative skills needed to excel as a principal. Work with renowned faculty as you explore the risks and rewards of educational administration. Our program is designed with you in mind. Offered completely online, you can complete coursework on your own schedule. Our kids need remarkable teachers, and our teachers need accomplished leaders. Let your passion for leading begin here.

Where It Is Offered Online
Duration 1-1.5 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Fully Online, Only Offered Online (100% Online)
Total Credit Hours 30 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required

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Education Administration :: Principal Certification

Become a Principal

Earn your principal certification while completing your master’s degree in educational administration. If you already have a master’s degree, you can earn your principal certification by completing our 21-hour program. Learn more about our certification-only option below.

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Focus Your Passion (EA)

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A master’s DEGREE IN Educational Administration

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Master of Education in Educational Administration :: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What you will learn

A master’s degree in educational administration will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Develop skills in human resources, budgeting and organizational leadership
  • Analyze and interpret data for improvement on instructional delivery
  • Receive opportunities to practice and apply knowledge in practicum
  • Handle complex situations that educators face with grace, guidance and humility
  • Complete the principal certification
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Master of Education in Educational Administration :: Careers


There is a growing need for educational administrators in Texas. Job outlook continues to rise, opening doors to new positions. Gain the experience you need to stand out through our competitive, nationally-recognized program.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Elementary, Middle and High School Principals

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2019

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Master of Education in Educational Administration :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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EDL::MED Resources


Access resources relevant to the Master of Educational Administration program.

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Master of Education in Educational Administration :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Earn your master’s degree in educational administration. Our flexible program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Offered fully online, you’ll work with experts in the field who are committed to helping you reach your professional goals.

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Graduate Program Cost


Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs


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Educational Administration:: Admissions


Applications are accepted throughout the year.

  • This program is intended for Texas educators. It is not recommended for out-of-state applicants.
  • The courses for this program are available only online (no face-to-face courses).
  • Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree with an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher OR 3.0 in last 60 hours of bachelor’s degree or a conferred master’s degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Educational Administration, MED” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Undergraduate degree in a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 overall or 3.0 on last 60 hours or 3.0 overall from a master’s degree.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Statement of Goals

Describe your preparation for graduate work, your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Teacher Certificate

Submit proof of current valid Texas teacher certification.

Service Record

Submit a teaching service record including a minimum of 1-year teaching experience.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Educational Administration:: International Admissions

If you are an H1B or H4 applicant, please contact the Graduate School for details at [email protected].

Note: This program is not available to international students.

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