Educational Administration & Supervision, Six-Year Certificate

Certificate of Specialization in Educational Administration and Supervision

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Blended
  • 30
    Credits
  • $357.00
    In-State
  • $750.00
    Out-of-State

Program Overview

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A Bachelor's degree

  2. 2.5 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

  3. Completed coursework

    You must have 66 semester credit hours in a program of study specified by the Department of Education (30 hours beyond the M.Ed. with principal endorsement)

  4. Previous work experience

    Two years of full-time teaching experience

  5. Taken the GRE

  6. Taken the TOEFL or IELTS

    (Only required if English is not your native language)

  7. 3 letters of recommendation

  8. Official transcripts from all previous schools

  9. A valid teaching certificate (students from different states must have credentials equivalent to a Nebraska Standard Teaching Certificate).

NOTE: If you reside in state(s) KY contact a program adviser before applying.

To apply to this program:

  1. Apply and be admitted to Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  2. Pay the non-refundable $50 application processing fee.
  3. Submit one set of official transcripts from each college or university you have attended to Office of Graduate Studies.
  4. Apply and be admitted to the Department of Educational Administration.

Courses You’ll Take

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
EDAD 801Cross-Cultural Leadership Studies3
Prereq: Permission For those interested in exploring leadership and leadership issues from a cross-cultural perspective. Students construct their understanding of different cultural perspectives on leadership through readings, interviews, and field trips. Provides students with a valuable perspective on their own and other cultural perspectives through the comparison of cultural viewpoints. Native American understanding of leadership.
EDAD 982ASuperintendent Academy I3
A forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas and experiences while creating a network of support for colleagues. Exploration and developing the skills, knowledge, understandings and unique features required of the superintendent's roles and responsibilities. Multiple perspectives on effective leadership and participants will be challenged to look at educational issues in new ways. Participants will be encouraged to bring contemporary educational issues to the sessions for intensive, confidential review and discussion. Interaction with session leaders and participants will be facilitated in an effort to examine the rapidly changing realities of public education and the impact these changes are having on the roles/responsibilities of the public school superintendent. (Requires 1 week on-campus with additional online content.)
EDAD 982BSuperintendent Academy II3
Designed to provide future school superintendents a link between theory and practice through case studies and voice-of-experience discussions. This academy is a forum for processing the "on-the-job" experiences with participants who are pursing doctoral studies, those who are about to enter the role of the superintendent, or those who are new to the work of school leadership. Provides training situations for developing leadership skills, examination of the practical challenges that school leaders face. Examination of contemporary educational issues through different organizational frameworks and review of various issues related to the management of change. (Requires 1 week on-campus with additional online content.)

Elective Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
EDAD 801Cross-Cultural Leadership Studies3
Prereq: Permission For those interested in exploring leadership and leadership issues from a cross-cultural perspective. Students construct their understanding of different cultural perspectives on leadership through readings, interviews, and field trips. Provides students with a valuable perspective on their own and other cultural perspectives through the comparison of cultural viewpoints. Native American understanding of leadership.
EDAD 982ASuperintendent Academy I3
A forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas and experiences while creating a network of support for colleagues. Exploration and developing the skills, knowledge, understandings and unique features required of the superintendent's roles and responsibilities. Multiple perspectives on effective leadership and participants will be challenged to look at educational issues in new ways. Participants will be encouraged to bring contemporary educational issues to the sessions for intensive, confidential review and discussion. Interaction with session leaders and participants will be facilitated in an effort to examine the rapidly changing realities of public education and the impact these changes are having on the roles/responsibilities of the public school superintendent. (Requires 1 week on-campus with additional online content.)
EDAD 982BSuperintendent Academy II3
Designed to provide future school superintendents a link between theory and practice through case studies and voice-of-experience discussions. This academy is a forum for processing the "on-the-job" experiences with participants who are pursing doctoral studies, those who are about to enter the role of the superintendent, or those who are new to the work of school leadership. Provides training situations for developing leadership skills, examination of the practical challenges that school leaders face. Examination of contemporary educational issues through different organizational frameworks and review of various issues related to the management of change. (Requires 1 week on-campus with additional online content.)

Other Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
EDAD 801Cross-Cultural Leadership Studies3
Prereq: Permission For those interested in exploring leadership and leadership issues from a cross-cultural perspective. Students construct their understanding of different cultural perspectives on leadership through readings, interviews, and field trips. Provides students with a valuable perspective on their own and other cultural perspectives through the comparison of cultural viewpoints. Native American understanding of leadership.
EDAD 982ASuperintendent Academy I3
A forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas and experiences while creating a network of support for colleagues. Exploration and developing the skills, knowledge, understandings and unique features required of the superintendent's roles and responsibilities. Multiple perspectives on effective leadership and participants will be challenged to look at educational issues in new ways. Participants will be encouraged to bring contemporary educational issues to the sessions for intensive, confidential review and discussion. Interaction with session leaders and participants will be facilitated in an effort to examine the rapidly changing realities of public education and the impact these changes are having on the roles/responsibilities of the public school superintendent. (Requires 1 week on-campus with additional online content.)
EDAD 982BSuperintendent Academy II3
Designed to provide future school superintendents a link between theory and practice through case studies and voice-of-experience discussions. This academy is a forum for processing the "on-the-job" experiences with participants who are pursing doctoral studies, those who are about to enter the role of the superintendent, or those who are new to the work of school leadership. Provides training situations for developing leadership skills, examination of the practical challenges that school leaders face. Examination of contemporary educational issues through different organizational frameworks and review of various issues related to the management of change. (Requires 1 week on-campus with additional online content.)

Tuition & Fees

Nebraska Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$357.00
Fees
$52.25
Total
$409.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$1071.00
Fees
$156.75
Total
$1227.75

Out of State Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$750.00
Fees
$52.25
Total
$802.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$2250.00
Fees
$156.75
Total
$2406.75
About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall SemesterJul 01
  • Spring SemesterOct 01
  • Summer SessionsJan 15
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