Please note that the Educational Administration Program is not accepting new students at this time.  If you would like to receive additional information about the program, please complete this inquiry form.

For questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 216.397.4284 for additional information.

An individual who holds a master’s degree and wishes to be recommended for a license should contact the program coordinator for additional information. At least 24 semester hours must be taken in the department to qualify for a departmental recommendation. Successful completion of the Praxis II Assessments is also required. Electives may be petitioned for acceptance where required courses have already been completed for the master’s degree.

The Educational Administration program is accredited by the Ohio Department of Education, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) from which it has received national recognition. John Carroll is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Admission Requirements

  • A completed application.
  • Two years of teaching experience.
  • A copy of license.
  • Transcripts from all universities attended.
  • An interview with the program coordinator.

Program Requirements

Foundations of Education ED 500
Research Methods ED 502
School Leader as a Facilitator of Organizational Change ED 517
Learning/Teaching ED 534
School Leadership I: An Introduction to School Leadership ED 551
School Leadership I: Lab ED 551L
School Leadership II: Instructional Leadership ED 553
School Leadership II: Lab ED 553L
Curriculum ED 556
Applied Curriculum Principles ED 557
School Law ED 558
School Leadership III: Issues in School Reform ED 560
School Leadership III: Lab ED 560L
Personnel Administration ED 561
School Finance and Economics ED 562
Technology and the School Administrator ED 585
Internship for School Leaders ED 596

Financial Assistance

  • Tuition scholarships are available to all licensed teachers. The scholarship will reduce tuition for graduate courses by 33%.
  • The University’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid offers assistance on student loans.