Achieve the necessary skills to excel in the field of education administration and school management with the Master of Arts in School Improvement.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 3/11/2024
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Estimated Length: 18 months
Credit Hours: 30
Cost Per Credit: $319
Accreditation: CAEP

M.A. School Improvement Overview

With Campbellsville University’s online master’s in school improvement, you will be prepared to move beyond the traditional teaching role. The program is ideal for classroom teachers who wish to take on leadership positions within their institution.

Through the coursework, you will acquire the fundamentals of the continuous improvement approach to educational planning and management, as well as the tools that help facilitate planning and teamwork within a professional environment. You will study how to help teachers develop an understanding on how curriculum, instruction and assessment are connected and the current trends in the supervision and evaluation of student progress.

Additionally, you’ll examine the effective practices relevant to working with students of different ethnicities in the school environment to help promote equal learning opportunities, along with how to best serve students who are in special education, are gifted and talented or are at risk. The master’s program also teaches ethics and school governance principles and effective professional development. The degree also includes a practical school improvement project, in which candidates can discover ways to solve issues or improve areas within the school, such as test scores, and analyze their findings.

Our online master’s in school improvement was crafted by the education program’s faculty members who infuse their practical, real-world experiences into their curriculum. Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Campbellsville’s education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and are approved by the Education Professional Standards Board of Kentucky (EPSB) for teacher education and certification. The fully online degree offers the flexibility and convenience of being able to complete coursework when it best fits your schedule.

Course Map

The online master’s in school improvement can be completed in as little as 18 months and consists of 30 credit hours. You can choose from nine professional specialty options to tailor your degree toward your goals.

Admissions Requirements

In order to apply to Campbellsville University’s accredited online master’s in school improvement, prospective students must submit or complete the following:

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Official Transcript Request Form (via Adobe Sign). In most cases, this will allow us to request your transcripts on your behalf.
  3. All official college transcripts from each college or university previously attended and currently attended
  4. Minimum 2.75 GPA or 3.0 on last 30 hours from an accredited institution
  5. Valid Teaching Certificate

*Some additional requirements will be requested upon acceptance into the program.

Costs & Financial Aid

The online master’s in school improvement costs $319 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.

Careers in School Improvement

After graduating from our online master’s in school improvement, you are prepared to lead and improve school achievement in your school. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that elementary and secondary school teachers earned a median wage of $60,660 per year as of May 2020, while teachers at the postsecondary level earned a median annual salary of $80,790.

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.

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