Master of Education - Administration and Supervision
The specialization is designed to prepare professionals to meet the following objectives:
- Students will gain the knowledge and ability to promote success among his or her students.
- Students will have the knowledge and ability to organize school operations and resources that promote a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
- Students will respond to diverse community interests, needs, and the ability to mobilize community resources.
- Students will have the knowledge to promote the success of all students by understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural venues.
After the completion of this program, graduates find gainful employment as school principals in Guam, US mainland, and international P-12 school settings.
Students who wish to be admitted to this specialization must have an undergraduate degree in Professional Education, or its equivalent as approved by the School of Education
Core Courses (9 credits)
- ED600 Issues and Philosophies in Culturally Diverse Schools (3)
- ED601 Introduction to Research Methods (3)
- ED602 Qualitative Inquiry in Education (3) or
- ED603 Quantitative Analysis (3)
Electives (6 credits)
Graduate level course from any college with the approval of program faculty is an option for electives.
Areas of Specialization (15 credits)
- ED610 School Leadership and Administration (3)
- ED611 School Personnel Management (3)
- ED612 School Law (3)
- ED613 School Financial Management (3)
- ED698 Internship (3)
Thesis or Special Project (6 credits)
- ED691 Overview Seminar (3)
- ED690 Special Project (3) or
- ED695 Thesis (3)
Capstone Portfolio and PRAXIS II with a score approved for licensure on Guam. Current requirements may be found at the Guam Commission for Educator Certification website (required for all students).
TOTAL: 36 CREDIT HOURS