Master Education in Administration & Supervision with an Emphasis on the Superintendency

This degree is optimally designed for those wishing Superintendency who do not already possess an M.Ed. degree.  These might include those who have come via alternative certification, advanced into principalship, and now wish to earn their superintendency certification as well as an education-related masters degree, or those who will rise to superintendent certification via the new TEA-approved alternative certification route via the administrative (fiscal/physical/legal) management of a district.

Offered in face-to-face, hybrid, or fully online formats, the Master Education in Administration & Supervision with an Emphasis on the Superintendency is designed for working professionals, giving you the flexibility you need to gain certification while still working full time. You will take classes from active or former superintendents through Canvas, an online interactive learning management system that will allow you to connect with peers as well as other educational administrative professionals. Your certification will culminate in the TExES #195 Superintendent Exam. 

Before you get started, you’ll need

  • A valid Texas Principal Certificate or alternative experience as defined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA)
  • Access to a computer, webcam, and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills
  • Criminal Background Check

Degrees You Can Earn

MEd in Administration & Supervision with an Emphasis on the Superintendency: This 30-hour online program will include a practicum experience and an internship, both of which will be supervised by a UHV faculty member as well as your cooperating superintendent. You will gain your certification after you have completed all course requirements and have passed the TExES #195 Superintendent Exam.

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Other Options

If you currently have a Master Degree in Education and hold a valid Texas Principal Certificate, you may find the Graduate Certificate Preparation Program – Superintendent fits your needs. If you’d like to explore more leadership options, explore other degrees and certifications available within the MEd education administration program.

Where Can This Degree Take You?

Well, where would you like to go? Superintendents and other educational leaders are wanted all over the state of Texas in public and private schools.
There’s a lot ahead of you. You can go anywhere and do anything—follow a path or forge a brand new one. It’s all up to you, and we’re here to help prepare you for whatever journey lies ahead.
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Tuition & Funding

A good education shouldn’t saddle you with insurmountable debt. That’s why, at UHV, affordability and quality go hand in hand. From scholarships to grants, we offer an array of options to help you afford your UHV graduate education.

Tuition Rates

The estimated cost of attending the University of Houston–Victoria varies with enrollment status and personal lifestyle. Browse our Cost of Attendance page to get an idea of how much it will cost to attend UHV.

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Funding Options

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