Division of Teacher Education, Leadership, and Research

Master of Education in Educational Administration and Supervision

The Master of Education degree in Education Administration and Supervision (MED-EAS) focuses on educational administration and supervision in public or independent school settings.

  • 30 hour program, 10 courses
  • can be completed in 1 year
  • all courses offered online
  • enroll any semester
  • focused on Professional Standards for Education Leaders (PSEL)
  • successful completion of the program and a passing SLLA score leads to licensure in Mississippi

#1  – Produce graduates who are instructional leaders, act with integrity, are change agents, focus on continuous improvement, and engage the larger community.
#2 – To serve participating educational leaders by sharing academic resources, providing avenues of collaboration, and facilitating relevant research.

The case study performed by Stanford University named the Educational Leadership Program one of the top 8 programs in the USA.

See statistics of our recent graduates in the field here.

In order to be completely admitted to a graduate program, applicants have to be admitted to the university and satisfy the standards set by the selected degree program.

M.Ed. Program of Study for all candidates
Educational Administration and Supervision Handbook

Application for Comprehensive Exam*

*Important Dates for Fall 2021 Comps
Deadline to apply for comps September 17, 2021
Fall 2021 Comps Testing Date – Candidate chooses either date October 1, 2021 or October 2, 2021
Fall 2021 Comps RETAKE Date – Candidate chooses either date November 5, 2021 or November 6, 2021

Dates for Future Comps Exams (Candidate chooses either date)
Spring 2022: February 25, 2022 or February 26, 2022
Spring 2022 RETAKE: April 1, 2022 or April 2, 2022
Summer I 2022: June 17, 2022 or June 18, 2022
Summer II 2022: July 15, 2022 or July 16, 2022


Kathleen Lott
Program Advisor
P: 662-846-4368

Dr. Diana Ezell

Dr. Lynn Reed
Assistant Professor
P: 662-846-4374

Dr. LaMarcus Norman
Assistant Professor
P: 662-846-4377

Dr. Merideth Van Namen
Chair, Division of Teacher Education, Leadership, & Research
P: 662-846-4370
F: 662-846-4309