Online Certificate of Education in Educational Administration Educational Administration
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Learn and lead in education
Learn hands-on administrative knowledge with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration. You will gain the practical knowledge to apply leadership and strategic planning skills to solve challenges in education.
Winter Classes Start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
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Determine the priorities of your institution
Develop the skills to serve in an administrative role within a K–12 or higher educational institution. Gain proficiency in helping an institution determine key initiatives and policies to support its success. Learn how to interpret the way that politics and public policy drive the operations of institution.
Build your skills
- Advance in your career leading an educational institution
- Learn what it takes to be an educational administrator
- Devise plans to enhance the operations of an educational institution
- Determine effective ways to finance and fund the institution’s operations
- Demonstrate the ability to apply public policy and politics to ensure efficient operations of the educational institution
Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Education program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for public school teacher or administrator licensure in any state, nor that a student will be eligible for pay raises, promotions or other job-related benefits. Students pursuing teacher or school administrator certification in the public school system should contact their respective state offices of education as well as local school district to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Accredited online university
Strayer University is proud to be certified or accredited by four respected organizations. We’re committed to meeting quality standards, so you can earn an industry-recognized diploma you’re proud to display. View the ACBSP student achievement information.
Strayer University is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), www.msche.org. Strayer University’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. MSCHE most recently reaffirmed Strayer University’s accreditation status in June 2017, with the next self-study evaluation scheduled for the 2025–2026 academic year.
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Develop your skills
Students will develop knowledge, skills and abilities in learning systems, research, diversity, and ethics and theory.
1:1 attention you deserve
Our professors promise you a personalized learning experience that keeps you connected, engaged and moving forward.
Affording your certificate
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
Certificate conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career.
A career choice that can change lives
Your coursework will help you build skills to prepare curricula, develop classroom strategies and analyze results for adult education scenarios. View all courses.
This course will prepare future leaders for understanding the aspects of funding and financing education, such as preparation for budget hearings. Students will learn how to develop a budget for staffing, training and development, and optimizing the growth and maintenance of educational programs.
Gain applied learning of strategic planning in an educational organization. Prepare future administrators to lead and apply a strategic plan for developing or enhancing operations, programs, and/or product offerings in an institution.
Gain applied learning of organizational systems that impact the delivery of education. This course will prepare future leaders for understanding the organizational systems that impact the operations of the educational processes and systems through the lens of public policy and politics.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
We have 50+ campuses to serve you. While most Strayer University campus locations are currently closed due to COVID-19, select campuses have reopened for limited student services. Find an open campus near you.
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A real student community
Experience online and live discussions, receive mentoring, expand your professional networks and create life-long friendships.