Educational Administration - School Business Administrator Certification

DEGREE OFFERED

  • Post-Master's Certification
  • Option: School Business Administrator

CAMPUS OPTIONS

  • Main Campus (Union, NJ)

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Fall:       June 1
Spring:  December 1
Summer:  May 15

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Master of Arts in Educational Administration, Program for School Business Administrators option is designed to train individuals for the position of School Business Administrator. Completion of this program satisfies the degree requirements for the New Jersey certification as a school business administrator, providing all other State certification requirements are met. The program offered by Kean University has been approved by the State. Under the requirements, in addition to possession of a bachelor's or master's degree in a recognized field of administration, a certificate of eligibility will be granted by the State only when the candidate obtains and completes a State-approved mentorship in a local district.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the University’s admissions requirements:

  • Baccalaureate and master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (lower GPA’s will be considered based on overall strength of application)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Personal statement
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose native language is not English). Exceptions can be made for students who have completed at least 6 credits of college level English courses from a U.S. institution, or who have submitted SAT or ACT exam scores.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • 24 credits                                                           

ADMINISTRATION and MANAGEMENT - 18 CREDITS

EL 5502

Public School Administration I

3 credits

EL 5520

Management of Educational Finance

3 credits

EL 5521

School Business Management and Accounting

3 credits

EL 5530

School Building Planning

3 credits

EL 5551

Basic School Law and Policy

3 credits

EL 5606

School Supervision

3 credits

APPLICATION - 6 CREDITS

EL 5813

Clinical Practicum in Administration and Supervision I

3 credits

EL 5814

Clinical Practicum in Administration and Supervision II

3 credits

TOTAL OF 24 CREDITS TO COMPLETE PROGRAM

 

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION

gradadmissions@kean.edu
908.737.7100

Program coordinator

DR. STEVEN LOCASCIO
East Campus, 205
T. 908.737.5977
locascst@kean.edu

 

 

Updated 11/29/17