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Affordability and Credibility

UHCL's College of Education provides an affordable solution to those seeking an online option for acquiring an M.S. in Educational Management and Principal Certification. This program merges both quality with convenience. Our online M.S. in Educational Management program provides candidates with meaningful, real-world experiences that separate them from all others as they engage in leadership activities that impact, and will continue to impact, the communities in which they serve. With a unique blend of standards-based academic and fieldwork experiences, the course of study is designed to promote and grow the transformational and transcendent agents of change that schools desperately need today and in the future.

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Learn at Your Convenience

This 30 credit-hour program is available in accelerated format and can be completed in 15 months.

Classes offered in 8-week sessions, with 5 sessions per year.

Educational Management, M.S.

Between 2014 and 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected the employment of elementary, middle, and high school principals to grow by 6 percent.

Invest a Little For a Big Return

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*Students receive a tuition and fee break by taking more courses per semester. Use the tuition calculator to compare how tuition and fees vary the more courses you take per semester. The calculated tuition and fee total is an estimate and may be subject to change. Excludes special fees that do not affect all students.

Gain Real-World Knowledge

Our faculty are passionate, dedicated educators, experienced in classroom instruction and administrative leadership. They are committed to each student, and advancing educational knowledge through innovative research.

Our course offerings are designed to maximize individual engagement through relevant, collaborative and interactive instruction. You will explore all aspects of educational management and leadership. Course topics include:

  • School Law
  • Administration of Special Programs
  • School Resource Management

Increase Your Professional Value

A UHCL graduate will have the skill set to master careers in:

  • Principal/Assistant Principal
  • Supervisor
  • Instructional Specialist
  • District/State Level Managerial Positions


  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.