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Masters in Educational Administration

If you work within the field of education and want to increase your earning potential, the best way to accomplish this is to earn a Masters in Educational Administration. After years of experience as a teacher, you can advance in the field by earning your master’s degree. It is not necessary for every administrative position, but almost every public school requires the principal, assistant principal and district administrators to hold a master’s degree. Specific courses are school leadership, educational law, counseling, research design, school finance and budgeting, curriculum development and evaluation, and the politics in education. Before you can be accepted into the program, you will need a bachelor’s degree, and teaching experience.

If you have been a teacher for several years and think it is time you advanced to a higher position, now you can do exactly that. However, teachers have busy schedules, so you may wonder when you could ever attend class when you have classes to teach yourself. Night school is an option, but something that even more convenient is the option to earn your degree online from home. Internet programs in educational administration are highly available and less expensive than traditional school settings.

The number of educational administrator positions open in 2004, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, was about 442,000. Other information provided by the Bureau includes the fact that 60% of these positions were for local governments, including at colleges, schools and universities. The average annual income of educational administrators who complete Educational Administration Master’s Programs is just over $74,000. States in the South and Southwest are the places to look for promising job prospects in the category of educational administration, since many currently holding positions will be leaving the field for retirement soon.

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            • Education Master's Degrees for New & Experienced Teachers!
            • Emphases include Educational Leadership, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, TESOL & more!
            • Convenience: Complete courses 100% online or in our evening campus cohorts.
            • Transfer Friendly: We will request transcripts, evaluate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours.
            • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
            • 60 of our College of Education graduates have gone on to become Teachers of the Year, will you be next?
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            • Concordia University - Portland online programs can help you:
            • Get your master’s degree in just 14 months!
            • Earn your Ed.D. fully online in less than four years
            • Potentially earn a salary increase
            • Achieve an advanced degree on your schedule, from the comfort of your home
            • Use research-based best practices to have a more powerful impact on education
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            • Our supportive instructors, rigorous curriculum, and experience-based approach give you the knowledge and skills to make a difference in your profession
            • Our degree programs are designed specifically for working adults — put your coursework to work in your current job AND use it to reach the next level in your career
            • Finish assignments and complete your degree on a schedule that works for you
            • Keep your current job as you earn your graduate degree
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