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  • M.S. in Educational Supervision

    Earn your M.S. in Educational Supervision
    Get started on your path toward becoming a school administrator or principal.
    Degree:
    M.S.
    School:
    School of Education
    Location:
    Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan & Yorktown Heights
    Credits:
    30

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Educational Supervision M.S. Curriculum

Required Courses 30 Credits
Total 30 Credits

Required Courses

  • EDSA 510 Using Data for Instruction and Educational Policy
  • EDSA 520 Curriculum and Teaching: Theories into Practice
  • EDSA 535 Family and Community Engagement
  • EDSA 540 Leadership in Instructional Supervision
  • EDSA 551 Organizational Dynamics and Cultures of School Systems
  • EDSA 555 Educational Finance and Management
  • EDSA 560 Legal Aspects of the Administration of Schools
  • EDSA 580 Clinic for School and District Administrators
  • EDSA 590 School Building Internship I*
  • EDSA 591 School Building Internship II*

*Capstone/Clinical

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In addition to coursework, what must be done to earn School Building Leader and School District Leader Certification?
Students must also pass (or have passed) the Educating All Students Exam and both parts of the School Building Leadership and School District Leadership Exams.
Matthijs Koopmans Professor, Educational Leadership
Joyce Coppin Assistant Professor, School Building Leadership
Petronella Feaster Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

Educational Supervision Overview

The 30-credit Master of Science Degree in Educational Supervision leads to certification in School Building Leadership and prepares practicing teachers and other eligible school personnel to be effective, motivated and visionary school-building leaders. Students complete the requirements for both a School Building Certificate, which will qualify them to work in a range of positions including assistant principal, principal, executive director, directory and staff developer, curriculum supervisor.

Educational Supervision FAQS

In addition to coursework, what must be done to earn School Building Leader and School District Leader Certification?
Students must also pass (or have passed) the Educating All Students Exam and both parts of the School Building Leadership and School District Leadership Exams.

Career Opportunities

Students can work in a range of positions including:

  • Assistant Principal
  • Principal
  • Executive Director
  • Director
  • Staff Developer
  • Curriculum Supervisor
School of Education

Admission Requirements

The Admission requirements for the MS in Educational Supervision are the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field from an accredited institution, with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Initial or professional teacher or pupil personnel certification
  • Two years of paid teaching or specialty area experience
  • A resume

Degree Requirements

  1. Successful completion of all course work plus six credits of internship/ clinical practice experience is required.
  2. A 3.0 GPA is required for degree conferral.
  3. Successful completion of a Taskstream e-portfolio project.Β 

Candidates in the degree programs must also meet with the chair or advisor to plan their courses prior to course registration and to establish a plan of study for degree completion.

Educational Supervision Objectives

Graduates of the School Building Leadership Program will act with integrity and fairness, and in an ethical manner as they demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and dispositions:

  1. Establish, articulate and sustain a vision of student learning and professional growth that is shared and supported by stakeholders to become effective school building leaders.
  2. Implement effective management of school operations and resources for a safe, effective and efficient learning environment.Β 
  3. Collaborate with family and community organizations to respond to diverse needs and mobilize community resources to promote school goals.
  4. Understand, respond to, and influence the larger social, cultural, legal, and economic trends impacting the school.