The master’s program with emphasis in PK-12 administration is designed to prepare leaders for 21st century schools.

Master of Arts in PK-12 Education Administration

These leaders must begin now to envision the nature of a global technical-information-based society and the schooling such a society will require. Assumptions based on available knowledge concerning these schools will be made in designing the M.A. program for students

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Degree Requirements

Visit UMKC’s Catalog for admissions and degree requirements.

UMKC-PLUS Partnership

The UMKC Division of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Foundations is proud to offer the UMKC PLUS program. Kansas City PLUS (Pathway to Leadership in Urban Schools) is a two-year principal certification and master’s degree program (or Ed.S. program for those who have already earned a master’s degree in a field outside of education) for talented educators who want to become transformational school leaders. Ready to take your skills as an educator to the next level? Click here to learn more about this program.

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Application Deadlines

  • May 1


The online graduate application and the official transcripts will need to be sent directly to the UMKC Admissions Office. All other supplemental application materials including the Application Packet Cover Sheet (PDF)should be sent to:

ELPF Division Office
615 E. 52nd St., Suite #328
Kansas City, MO 64110