The Master of Education in Christian School Administration degree is an online degree designed to assist administrators in creating a school culture that prepares students for Christian leadership. Coursework focuses on school law and finance as well as biblical integration and Christian character formation. This major may lead to teacher or administrator certification with the Association of Christian Schools International and/or the International Association of Christian Colleges and Schools upon the successful completion of all concentration requirements.
Delivery Format: Online
Total Credit Hours Required: 34
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Focuses on the role of the school leader or educator as a consumer (basic, applied and orientational), a user (evaluation) and a producer (action) of educational research. As consumers, candidates learn how to identify, read, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, explain and apply quantitative, qualitative and mixed research. As users, candidates utilize descriptive statistics and data-driven decision making in problem-based learning applications. As producers, candidates follow the structure of a research proposal to develop competency with the literature, methods, designs and data analysis techniques germane to the field.
An examination of the roles and impact of hermeneutics and biblical integration on education curriculum. Various approaches to faith and learning integration are examined. Approved for ACSI biblical studies certification credit.
Provides a rationale for Christian education as an extension of the mission of the Church. This examination is done within the educationally relevant context of what it means to be a citizen in God's holy nation (1 Peter 2:9). Approved for ACSI biblical studies certification credit.
An examination of how the character qualities Jesus expected of His disciples should impact the educational setting. Propose educational strategies for character formation appropriate for home school and traditional classroom settings. Approved for ACSI biblical studies certification credit. Cross-listed with EBIB 623.
Examines educational practices related to the biblical focus on the Kingdom of God that Christians are to promote on earth, including the classroom. The emphasis is particularly on those Kingdom related teaching methods and leadership skills informed by relevant professional literature.
Examining, selecting, implementing & evaluating Christian education curricula.
Examines various philosophies of education in light of Scripture. Develop a philosophy of education essential to the preparation of a holy nation's citizens. Provides a biblical and philosophical framework for many other courses in the Christian School concentration. Approved for ACSI educational philosophy requirement.
Development of sound fiduciary and biblically based principles and practices for stewarding Christian school resources. Cross-listed with ECEL 751.
Developing best practices and biblically based approaches to starting and operating Christian schools. Cross-listed with ECEL 752.
Development of teaching, administrative and support staff as disciples of Christ to be able to in turn disciple others within the Christian school environment. Cross-listed with ECEL 753.
For those who have not had prior experience in formal biblical and theological studies. Basic instruction in biblical and theological research methods at the beginning of your course of study. Offered through the library's biblical and theological librarian.
Application Process – M.Ed. in Christian School Administration
Note: Applicants should have previous teaching experience. Applicants who have no teaching experience should consider the M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction — Christian School.
Step 1: Application & Application Fee
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.
Pay the $50 application fee online during the application process.
Fee Waiver: Attend a graduate School of Education on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.
Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.
Step 2: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*
We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: SOE Master's Application Pieces.
Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.
International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.
Step 3: Complete Your Admissions Survey
In lieu of the previously required writing sample, please complete a brief admissions survey based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objects with our programs. The admissions survey can be found here. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an enrollment counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.
Step 4: Admissions Interview
If an interview is necessary, the admissions office will contact you to schedule an appointment. The interview can be conducted on campus or over the phone and typically takes about 20 minutes.
Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.
Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is:
|Degree Level / Program||Cost Per Credit Hour|
|Master of Education (M.Ed.)||$575|
|Technology Fee||$300 per semester|
|Parking Fee (On-Campus Students)||$100 per semester|
|Council of Graduate Students Fee||$15 for spring & fall semester|
Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.
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