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Master of Education in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision | OU-Tulsa

Master of Education in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision

Master of Education in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision Program Overview

The University of Oklahoma offers the Master of Education in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision degree in its entirety on the Tulsa campus. Cohorts generally include 15-30 students. The program is designed to prepare students for administrative and other leadership positions in schools.

Students have access to a rigorous, high-quality program that is designed to meet the needs of working professionals by offering intensive weekend classes supplemented by outside research activities and field experiences.  All coursework is offered at the Schusterman Center and/or online.

There are several delivery approaches used for courses, including the traditional late afternoon/evening courses that run for an entire semester, as well as an alternative three weekend (Thursday evening and all day Saturday) approach. Students have five years from the time they are admitted to the program to complete the degree.

OU’s M.Ed. in Educational Administration is accredited by NCATE and approved by the State of Oklahoma as meeting preparation standards for building level school leadership licenses and certificates.

The goals of the EACS program are to:

  • prepare educators for leadership roles;

  • produce, disseminate and consume research that informs leadership practices;

  • provide service to the professional, scholarly and University communities;

  • promote the use and integration of technology; and provide highly relevant field practice.

Program Requirements

Below is a list of items necessary to complete the online masters application:

  • A baccalaureate degree in education or equivalent area from an accredited institution and a grade point average of 3.0* or higher on undergraduate coursework

  • University of Oklahoma online application form and fees

  • Official transcripts

  • EACS Program Admission form

  • Interview with admission committee as scheduled

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Master of Education in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision

The program requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours of graduate credit and successful completion of a Comprehensive Electronic Portfolio.

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Career Paths

Our graduates are especially well suited to career paths allowing individuals to play pivotal roles in shaping the educational landscape and promoting effective teaching and learning practices, including:

  • School Principal/Administrator
  • Curriculum Developer or Specialist
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Education Consultant
  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership Coach/Mentor
  • Superintendent of Schools
  • Education Policy Analyst
  • Educational Program Manager
  • Educational Technology Coordinator
  • Director of Assessment and Evaluation
  • College or University Administrator
  • Professional Development Coordinator
  • Educational Researcher
  • Adult Education Administrator
  • Grant Writer/Coordinator
  • School Improvement Specialist
  • Director of Student Services


In Oklahoma, administrative certificates are issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE).  Individuals are strongly recommended to check with the State Department for specific certification requirements. OU-Tulsa has certification programs for the preparation of school principals and superintendents. 

Additionally you could directly view the OSDE website at


Employers are seeking graduates with a master's degrees in education that can contribute to fostering an engaging learning environment and making a positive impact on academic and personal development. Our program’s value is well demonstrated through the employers our graduates have worked for:

  • Educare
  • CAP
  • TPS and surrounding school districts
  • Boys and Girls Club of OK
  • Cherokee Nation Youth Services Division
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Take the Next Step

Your Master of Education in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision degree from OU-Tulsa can open doors to a classroom that will set you off on a journey of a lifetime.