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Master of Education – Administration and Supervision

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Master of Education – Administration and Supervision

This program is for applicants who are currently licensed to teach in Virginia.

Prepare to earn a School Administrator Endorsement with a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Administration and Supervision from Averett University’s Master of Education program. This online, 23- or 27-month program teaches critical managerial and administrative skills for building community and school-wide instructional plans. Must have a Virginia Collegiate Professional Teacher License.

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Today’s schools need leaders who can create environments of excellence. Graduates of our M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision degree program are prepared to manage people, resources and processes in K-12 schools to support effective instructional strategies.

Master of Education Program Concentrations

This program emphasizes research methods and critical analysis of educational research. It features hands-on internships with local master administrators, and coaching by Averett faculty members with school experience. Course topics include:

  • Assessing and administering curriculum programs
  • Hiring, training and motivating faculty and staff
  • Integrating technology into teaching and administration
  • Finance and policy for school administrators
  • Community development within schools and with local organizations


The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision program is presented online over 23- or 27-months in an accelerated, cohort-based format. You’ll take classes no more than three at a time in six- to 10-week blocks to allow intense study of each concept. Small classes allow productive discussions, participation in projects and personal attention from your instructor. Class meetings are required and you will be required to complete field experiences in your local school division. Students will be required to meet online with the university supervisor.

Who This Master of Education Program Is For

The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision is for applicants who can show they are currently licensed to teach in Virginia and provide a resume detailing employment dates. You must have official transcripts from a regionally-accredited institution showing a 3.0 or higher GPA in your last 60 credits of bachelor degree study, and at least three years of full-time teaching experience as a licensed teacher.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned an M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision and upon completion of the SLLA Examination with VDOE will be eligible for endorsement as a School Principal, Grades K-12. Our M.Ed. in Administration & Supervision students received a 100% pass rate on the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA).


Request more information on our Master of Education program in Administration and Supervision and other educational leadership degree programs by completing the form on this page. Or, if you’re ready to get started:


Admissions requirements, transfer credit guidelines and graduate requirements are outlined in our GPS Catalog. An Admissions Counselor will help you order your official transcripts and Averett will pay the associated costs. We will evaluate your transcripts to determine the degree program for which you qualify.


Program and course requirements are subject to change. Successful completion of the SSLA is required for certification.

"You can use what you learn here in the real world. Averett absolutely prepares you for success - not only in this country, but globally."

- Adrienne Riley, BBA '16 and MED '18

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"It's very flexible with your schedule. I work full time, I volunteer, I play sports, and I actually work part time, so I'm able to juggle all of this and get my master's degree at the same time."

- Tamara Poles, MED Curriculum & Instruction '17

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Master of Education Classes May 11th

Next session starts August 12th
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