Bruce, Tim, PhD.
Hunter, Joseph, EdD.
Larsen, Donald E., PhD.
Graduate Program Advisor: Dr. Tim Bruce, Miller Hall 418C, 360-650-3090, Tim.Bruce@wwu.edu
Program Manager: Carola McGowan, Miller Hall 417A, 360-650-3708, Carola.McGowan@wwu.edu
The Educational Administration program is designed to prepare elementary and secondary school teachers and ESAs to assume leadership roles as principals, vice principals, program and department leaders, or instructional technology specialists. Candidates receive a master’s degree and/or are recommended for principal certification after completion of a year-long internship.
The Educational Administration program is offered on the Bellingham main campus as well as at various sites around the greater Puget Sound area including lower British Columbia and distance learning options.
- Three years of documented successful school-based instructional experience with students (e.g., teaching or ESA employment).
- Submit the online application for admission to the Graduate School: gradschool.wwu.edu.
- Valid Washington State teacher or ESA certificate (if using an ESA certificate, include a letter from your supervisor describing your assignment and service that supports successful school-based instructional experience with students).
- Prerequisite Experience for a Principal’s Certificate (Form OSPI/CERT 4001F-C).
Please submit the online application for admission to the Graduate School: gradschool.wwu.edu.