Educational administration is an is a discipline within the field of education that focuses on practice and theory of administration within elementary, secondary, post-secondary and tertiary education institutions. Educational administration is different from other administrive disciplines in that it adheres to the princicples of educational philosophy.
Most education institutions – specifically elementary, middle and high schools ‐ require administrators to have a master’s or Ph.D. degree in education administration or leadership. Below our editor’s have listed the top educational administration colleges based on a composite of major college ranking indices.
Education Administration College Rankings
|1||Vanderbilt University (Peabody) – Nashville, TN||$1,500 per credit||780|
|2||University of Wisconsin–Madison – Madison, WI||$10,500 In-state,
|3||Harvard University – Cambridge, MA||$34,000||990|
|4||Pennsylvania State University–University Park – University Park, PA||$15,400 In-state,
|5||Stanford University – Stanford, CA||$380||$37,400|
|6||University of Texas–Austin – Austin, TX||$7,400 In-state,
|7||Columbia University (Teachers College) – New York, NY||$1,100 per credit||5,100|
|8||Ohio State University – Columbus, OH||$11,000 In-state,
|9||Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI||$511/credit In-state
|10||University of Southern California (Rossier) – Los Angeles, CA||$1,300/credit||1,270|
* College rankings based on editor generated composite of major ranking indices.