Career Opportunities M.S. in Educational Administration The M.S. in Educational Administration is a performance-based credential designed as a path to career advancement and K-12 school principal certification for elementary and secondary school teachers and counselors. Graduates are trained to become school leaders with the strategic vision and the tools to initiate change. As a stepping-stone into a pioneering and collaborative model of school leadership, the program provides a competitive credential from a nationally ranked, comprehensive research university. Upon graduation from the program, students possess demonstrated competencies that will establish them as transformational school leaders with the team building, reflective skills needed to create a school culture of learning and growth in a range of school settings.