Masters in School Administration (433A)
*Submit applications for current online cohort here.
Master of School Administration prerequisites are (1) a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, (2) a North Carolina "A" or "M" license, or its equivalent, from another state, (3) three years successful professional experience in K-12 school setting, (4) GRE or MAT scores, and (5) approval of the Program Admissions Committee and the chairperson of the department.
Basic Criteria for Consideration
Consideration for admission to the MSA program is based upon four elements: scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT); undergraduate GPA; assessment of a writing sample (Click here for MSA questionnaire); and assessment of three qualified references.
Other Criteria include: letter from principal or school system superintendent supporting candidate's internship and an interview upon request.
- Standardized Tests - GRE 350 V/350 Q (prior to June 2010)--New GRE scoring 143 V/138 Q OR MAT Score at the 35th percentile
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Writing Sample
- References - Three references including one from an administrator
If you are interested in being on an e-mail list for recruitment and informational meetings, please e-mail Lindsay Parker in the Extension office. Students are encouraged to join a cohort for classes as they are scheduled to accommodate that group.
Information abou MSA courses is available in the ASU Graduate Bulletin 2013-2014.