The Department and its Programs
The Department of Educational Administration (EDAD) offers graduate programs that prepare individuals to serve and lead P-20 educational organizations in the challenges facing 21st century teaching and learning. There are two broad programmatic areas in the department P-12 school leadership and educational leadership and higher education. The P-12 school leadership program offers the MEd and EdD degree with courses leading to administrative certification or endorsement as Elementary School Principal (P-8), Secondary School Principal (7-12), Superintendent (Certificate of Specialization in Educational Administration and Supervision), Special Education Supervisor (P-12) and Curriculum Supervisor (P-12). The educational leadership and higher education program offers the MA as well as the EdD and PhD. A specialization in student affairs administration is available with the MA and the community college leadership certificate can be completed as a stand alone credential or within the requirements for the EdD.
EDAD is one of seven academic departments within the College of Education and Human Sciences and is located in Teachers College Hall (TEAC) on the City Campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The main office is 141 Teachers College Hall and the phone number is