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K-12 Education Administration with Athletic Administration M.Ed.

The Education Administration with Athletic Administration emphasis combines existing coursework and current programs in Educational Administration and Athletic Administration. This emphasis will provide school districts, which typically hire assistant principals and assign them athletic administrator responsibilities, with principals that are well-qualified to assume athletic administrator duties. This emphasis will provide education specifically designed to address the needs of current and future athletic administrators at the secondary level. Candidates can select from existing course options in Educational Administration and Athletic Administration.

Educational Leadership, K-12 Education Administration with Athletic Administration, M.Ed.

Preparing professional educators for leadership and administration in schools and higher education

Career Opportunities

  • Public School Principal - A.D.
  • Private School Principal
  • School Capacity Building
  • Charter School Principal
  • Textbook Consultant
  • Education Policy Consultant
  • Alternative School Principal   

ISU Catalog, M.Ed. Ed Lead-Ed Admin-Athletic Ad

Program and Admission Requirements

Admissions requirements and procedures are detailed on

The Graduate School graduate catalog

Admission Information:

  • Meet the ISU Graduate School admission requirements
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA in upper division undergraduate coursework
  • Have at least one year of K-12 teaching experience or equivalent documented experience
  • Submit a letter of interest, stating why the applicant is interested in the M.Ed. in Educational Administration
  • Submit a current resume, including names of and contact information for at least 2 professional references

 This M.ED. requires a minimum of 31 credits:

  • Core Professional Studies Courses (9 credits)
  • Administrative Concentration (18 credits)
  • Field Experience: Internship (3 credits) + Case Analysis (1 credit)
  • Athletic Administration Emphasis Coursework (9 credits)
  • Athletic Administration Internship (2 credits)

Course Requirements

Patti Mortensen

Dr. Patti Mortensen

Professor of Practice

Office: College of Education 377

(208) 282-3661