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M.Ed. in Christian School Administration

Shape the Next Generation Through Education Administration

Here’s your chance to assist in creating a school culture that prepares students for Christian leadership. Regent’s Master of Education in Christian School Administration will prepare you to oversee the daily affairs of a Christian school, and may also lead to certification.

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August 19, 2024
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INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE & SALARY

Advance in leadership roles and earn a higher salary through an education administration degree.

IMPROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL DELIVERY

Oversee better curriculum and student outcomes.

EXPAND YOUR CAREER PATH

Enjoy opportunities in specialty fields such as global missions, administration, and consulting.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for four years (2019, 2020, 2022 and 2023). Our programs have also been ranked among the Top 10 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia for 11 years in a row (2013-2023). Regent graduates are empowered to make a difference in lives, which has led to more than 900 alumni being recognized as Teachers of the Year in Hampton Roads since 2004. Align yourself with excellence through Regent’s M.Ed. in Christian School Administration degree program.

Presented from a Christian worldview, this specialty degree is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the M.Ed. – Christian School Administration degree, you can:

  • Gain essential skills in leadership, organization, and administration.
  • Bring biblical fidelity to Christian school programs and activities.
  • Build Christian character formation into the curriculum.
  • Devise innovative curriculum and approaches to funds development.

Career Opportunities

  • Christian School Administrator
  • Christian School Developer
  • Global Missions Educator
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Curriculum Consultant
193 School Administrators
Focuses on the role, development, and assessment of the school leader within a learning organization. Survey the research and practice of leadership and the challenges of high-achieving schools through a variety of methods and standards. Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards and moral leadership principles will be the foundation for presenting these concepts.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Provides the knowledge, resources, and essential skills needed for success at the graduate level. Topics include academic writing, online learning, information literacy, and advising and support services for Education.

2024-25 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

SessionSemester Check-InSession Start Date
Session AFriday, August 9Monday, August 19
Session MFriday, September 6Monday, September 16
Session BFriday, October 11Monday, October 21
Session CWednesday, January 8Monday, January 13
Session TFriday, January 31Monday, February 10
Session DFriday, March 7Monday, March 17
Session EFriday, May 2Monday, May 12
Session FFriday, June 13Monday, June 23

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5656$3,390
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8003$2,400
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8003$2,400

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5659$5,085
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8009$7,200
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8006$4,800

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5656$3,390
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8003$2,400
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8003$2,400

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5659$5,085
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8009$7,200
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8006$4,800

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

“From the professors to advisors to support staff, my experience at Regent has been extremely satisfying, and I highly recommend the program to others.”

Lorri Wilke, M.Ed., 2012 NILD Educational Therapy

“My credentials from Regent helped earn me the respect of parents and the confidence of school leaders. I'm so pleased that I could go one step further and share on a national level.”

Catherine Webb, Autism Certificate, 2004 Instructional Coach, Giles County Public Schools

“Regent opened a door to self-discovery and selflessness. My Regent instructors encouraged me to operate on a higher level of motivation and others-oriented awareness.”

Sandra Turner, M.Ed., 2016 Professional Development

“The adult track of the TESOL program in Regent's School of Education prepared me to work with students on a beginning English level as well as students on the postgraduate level.”

Joyce Erber, M.Ed., 2009 TESOL

“Regent's Christian education program taught me best practices in education, and the faculty inspired and challenged me to reach my full potential.”

Randy Brunk, M.Ed., 1989 Head of Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy