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 2017-2018 is $358 per hour.
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Accreditation for the School of Education

The Barton College Teacher Education program is approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Teacher Education faculty members are highly qualified professionals who have experience teaching in public schools. Students are placed into the field early and have strong support from the community of public school partners, college faculty, and learners in the Teacher Education Program.

Contact Us

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