May 24, 2022
James Huffman, Program Director
The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision offers a concentration in Agricultural Education Leadership as well as specializations in K-12 public school, higher education, and a nonlicensure program.
Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.
Admission to the Master of Education in Administration and Supervision with a specialization in higher education requires
- a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test, the Graduate Record Examination, or the Praxis II (Principles of Learning and Teaching) or a valid Tennessee Teacher license;
- an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college;
- teacher licensure-the licensure requirements will be waived for the higher education specialization and under other special circumstances.
All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.
- submit an application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php). Once this initial application has been accepted, the applicant will receive directions on how to enter the graduate portal to be able to submit other materials.
- submit official transcripts of all previous college work;
- submit three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s potential on completing the Master of Education degree in Administration and Supervision;
- submit official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or a copy of the teaching license.
The Master of Education in Administration and Supervision with a specialization in higher education requires completion of 33 semester hours.
- complete 33 semester hours. No more than 30 percent of the total degree hours may be dually listed as undergraduate/graduate hours (see Curriculum section below for specifics);
- successfully complete a written comprehensive examination during the semester of graduation (exam may be retaken once).
Curriculum: Administration and Supervision, Higher Education
The following illustrates the coursework requirements.
Required Courses (27 hours)
Electives (6 hours)
Choose two courses from the following:
Students taking courses for licensure renewal, add-on endorsements, or “plus 30” upgrade on teacher licensure should register as non-degree-seeking students. Students enrolling in 6000-level courses must hold a bachelor’s degree, and students enrolling in 7000-level courses must hold a master’s degree. Non-degree-seeking students cannot register for 7000-level courses without departmental permission.