School Administration and Supervision (M.Ed.)


Indiana State University offers a master of education (M.Ed.) in school administration and supervision (building administration) for teaching professionals seeking course work and experience in administration and supervision in a public or private institution.

  • The online master's degree in school administration and supervision is a 33-credit-hour program. The program is only available to Indiana residents.
  • The program is a blended online learning program using a combination of interaction online sessions augmented by required on-campus sessions on Saturday three (3) times each semester.
  • The program can be completed in just over 2 calendar years of full-time study for students taking 2-3 courses per semester, including the summer session. Students do have the option of extending the program should they choose a less aggressive schedule.
  • The program supports a rolling curriculum, allowing students to start the program any semester or during the summer session. The curriculum is flexible enough for students to complete coursework in any semester or over the summer.
  • The program is a nationally recognized internship experience by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and features an ISLLC and Indiana Professional Standards guided curriculum.
  • The program includes a practicum for students in the principal internship experience.
  • The courses required in these programs prepare the student for licensure or certification in the State of Indiana.

Individuals currently holding a master's degree leading to other teaching licenses may qualify for the Building-Level Administration License by completing the Post-Master's, Non-Degree License Program for School Administration.

Learn more by visiting the EDLR Blog - ISU Ed. Leadershop.

Required Courses

In addition, all educator licensure programs and related school programs at Indiana State University are accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3005


Note: This program may or may not lead to licensure in your home state. The courses required in this program prepare the student for licensure or certification in the State of Indiana. Please contact your state licensing authority to assure that, upon completion of the program, you are qualified to obtain a license or other form of certification. If you need assistance obtaining contact information for the licensing authority in states outside of Indiana, contact Indiana State Online representatives at (812) 237-2345 or


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.



College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3005