Master of Education in Administration

Online Delivery

If you're service-oriented and passionate about education, this program could be the right fit for you. The online Master of Education in Administration degree is designed to develop your skills so that you can lead organizations effectively, design and implement programs for student achievement, and build community support while working as a principal or superintendent.

Fun Fact: The M.Ed. in Administration delivered online was the first and is still the largest fully-online graduate program at Lamar University.

This degree and certification prepares you for:
  • organizational leadership and decision-making
  • design and implementation of instruction for student achievement
  • management of an organization and its operations
  • human resource development
  • building parent involvement and community support


  • A baccalaureate degree is required.
  • GPA & GRE scores a major consideration for admission.
  • Must meet graduate college requirements, department requirements and be accepted by our graduate committee.

*Lamar Graduate Education Programs do not permit students to take coursework for transfer credit.

Ready to Start?

Program Length: 30 Hours

Tuition and Fees*

Summer 2021

eTuition: $719 per 3-hour course

Aside from tuition, there are additional fees that are required.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.

Principal and Superintendent Workforce Opportunities

It is important to us that our candidates are highly prepared with skills and knowledge for the ever-changing workforce. For additional information relating to jobs in Educational Administration in Texas, please see the Texas Workforce Commission website. For specific job opportunities, see the WORKinTEXAS website.

Workforce Supply and Demand for Principals and Superintendents in Texas

Educational Administration Workforce Information

Here you'll find the TEA Report on Demographics of Administrators in Texas

Here you'll find the Administrators in Elementary and Secondary Schools: National and State Salary and Demand