Master of School Administration

Barton’s Master of School Administration program prepares you to earn your North Carolina Principal’s license and to influence the success of your students. Through online and face-to-face courses, you will learn to cultivate leadership in others. And, through action research, you will turn theory into practice.

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Program Details

Admission Requirements

• Standard Professional II Educator License or out-of-state equivalent
• 3 years of public school experience
• Official transcripts from other institutions
• Personal statement of interest in the program
• Recommendations from your current employer or administrator and a colleague (Form available online)
• Professional resume
• Interview with the Director of the Master’s Program in Education, if requested by the director

Program Courses

• Contemporary Issues in Education
• Introduction to School Leadership
• Instructional Technology
• Education in a Multicultural Context
• Educational Research
• Special Learning Needs of Students
• School Improvement
• School Law
• Assessment
• School Managerial Leadership
• Administration and Supervision
• School Internship


Graduate tuition for 2016-2017 is $347 per hour. If you are an alumnus of Atlantic Christian or Barton College, the rate is $320 per hour.

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
101 Harper Hall, Barton College
P.O. Box 5000, Wilson, N.C. 27893
252-399-6572 (fax)