Master of Arts in Administration & Leadership
Application Form (PDF)
Designed for future educational administrators, the M.A. in Administration & Leadership focuses on administrative management, emphasizing the development of leadership skills. The program is offered on site, for educators who hold a valid New Jersey instructional certificate. The program is based on the premise that all students are capable of learning and all students have the right to a quality education in the least restrictive setting. The program focuses on developing leadership skills with a strong connection to practice, current research, mandates, and a strong ethical connection.
A cohort of 12 students or more is required for the on-site courses offered in a sequential progression. Upon completion, candidates are qualified to apply for principal certification, and those possessing a valid New Jersey instructional certificate and three years of teaching experience may also apply for supervisor certification. Fully state-approved, the program also meets endorsement standards for school business administrator and school administrator certification.
Priority deadlines are June 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester. Applications will be accepted after these dates on a space-available basis. Students accepted for the fall semester may begin in the summer.
- Baccalaureate degree in education or a closely aligned field from a regionally accredited university or college with a minimum GPC of 3.0
- Standard New Jersey Teacher Certification
- Three years of teaching experience
Checklist of materials to be sent to GCU at Woodbridge:
c/o Patrick Givens, Director of Graduate Admissions
Georgian Court University at Woodbridge
One Woodbridge Center, Suite 905
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
- Completed Application
- $40.00 Application fee
- Official transcripts from EVERY college and university attended
- A statement of objectives indicating your academic and professional goals.
- Three letters of recommendation written by persons who can comment from personal knowledge on your academic ability and/or professional qualifications
Required Courses: (36 credits)
- EDC5010 Curricular Leadership in the Inclusive School (3)
- EDC6101 Organizational Leadership Theory in the Inclusive School (3)
- EDC5014 Methods of Research for Leader in the Inclusive School (3)
- EDC5102 Supervision of Instruction in Inclusive Schools (3)
- EDC5013 Curricular Leadership and Management for Diverse and Inclusive Schools (3)
- EDC5101 School Law (3)
- EDC6102 Organizational Leadership Practice in the Inclusic School (3)
- EDC6401 Supervision and Leadership of Instruction and Learning (3)
- EDC6103 Date-Based Strategies for Decision Making (3)
- EDC6104 Financial Management (3)
- EDC6090 Internship in Administration and Leadership I
- EDC6091 Internship in Administration and Leadership II