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.

KC-PLUS Partnership

The UMKC Division of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Foundations is proud to partner with Kansas City PLUS. Kansas City PLUS is a 2-year residency based model where you earn a M.A. in PK-12 Educational Administration through UMKC, while also working in a school and receiving one-on-one leadership coaching from the KC PLUS team. Ready to take your skills as an educator to the next level? The application for KC PLUS is now open! Click learn more below for more information and to apply.

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Application Deadlines

  • July 1 for Fall entry
  • November 1 for Spring entry
  • April 1 for Summer entry


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 should be sent to:

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