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Master of Education in Administration and Supervision - Online M.Ed.

About the Program

What is the Master of Education in Administration and Supervision?

The Master of Education in Administration and Supervision program is designed for educators who plan to become principals at the building level and supervisors at the building and district level. The degree program leads to advanced certification in the state of South Carolina. For students who already have a master’s degree, program completion will qualify them for Masters plus 30 status with South Carolina.

National Recognition by CAEP

The Education Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) under the umbrella of CAEP (formerly NCATE) granted national recognition without conditions to Southern Wesleyan University’s MEDAS program.

What do students enrolled in the M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision program do?

As an M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision student, you will complete three practicum opportunities and an internship at their current school and gain a deeper understanding about topics which include educational leadership, school operations management, public and community relations, ethics, and advanced educational research.

Is this degree right for you?

You might consider an M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision if you are currently a teacher with at least two years of teaching experience, and you are comfortable with taking on leadership roles. Students successfully completing the program have the opportunity to become a school principal or a supervisor at the district level in South Carolina.

Southern Wesleyan does not advise students on what will or will not be accepted by their state departments of education. Students are encouraged to contact their state department of education to ensure the degree offered by Southern Wesleyan University meets state requirements. Additionally, Southern Wesleyan cannot determine credentials for individuals desiring to teach at the collegiate level as this varies by accreditor and is based on each individual's collegiate credit history.

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Online Program Start Dates

Monday, January 7, 2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019

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Palmetto State Teachers Association Members Scholarship

Southern Wesleyan University will award a 10% scholarship to members of the Palmetto State Teachers Association who enroll in our M.Ed. programs. The 10% scholarship will be applied proportionately to each course of the entire program. The scholarship will be applied only toward tuition.

Students receiving tuition benefits from outside sources, including VA benefits, Military benefits, State and Federal scholarships & grants, and Tuition Assistance programs, may still qualify for scholarship assistance up to, but not to exceed, 100% of tuition expenses.

The student must complete scholarship application form and provide proof of Palmetto State Teachers Association membership.

 

At a Glance

Your Future

Career Preparation

This program opens the door to many career possibilities including:

  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Supervisors at district and local school level

Graduate Experience

Our graduates have earned administrative and leadership positions in:

  • Public school district offices
  • Public schools
"All of the professors have gone above and beyond to make sure that we are well prepared to enter the world of Education Administration upon graduation."

Ashley Robinson, Class of 2013

Admission Requirements for Master of Education in Administration and Supervision

  • Submission of a completed application
  • $25 application fee
  • Valid teaching certificate from the State of South Carolina
  • Current employment with a minimum of two years experience as an administrator or teacher such that the teacher’s classroom can serve as a “laboratory” for the completion of course requirements.
  • Two recommendations from persons qualified to judge the applicant's moral character, professional expertise, and capacity for graduate-level work. One recommendation must be from School Administrator.
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate course work or on the final 60 hours of undergraduate course work. (If less than 3.0, student must have satisfactory scores on the GRE and/or approval of the Graduate Admissions Committee.)
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language, applicant must submit an official TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper test), 213 (computer test) or equivalent evidence of proficiency in English.
  • Background statement (supplied by the university) of disclosure concerning all prior convictions including felonies and misdemeanors

If you have any questions regarding admission requirements for your degree program, please contact an admissions representative at 877-644-5557 or .

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972 and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Southern Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, or physical handicap in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The university reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church. Read more about the Gender Nondiscrimination Policy.

If you would like to speak with someone concerning an alleged violation of the Nondiscrimination Policy, or would like to file a complaint, you can speak to our University Title IX Coordinator. The Acting Title IX Coordinator for Southern Wesleyan University is the Director of Human Resources, Dana Frost. His campus phone number is 864-644-5004. You can also reach her via email at . Her office is located at Correll Hall 208.