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Educational Supervision

Master of Science
  • 30 Credits
  • School of Education
  • Bronx
  • Manhattan
  • Online
  • Westchester
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Educational Supervision Overview

Our Educational Supervision Master of Science allows former teachers and other eligible school personnel to elevate their careers. Graduates are qualified to pursue a School Building Certificate, which will allow them to work in a range of administrative and supervisory positions.

Teacher advancing to school district leader.

Career Opportunities

With a degree in Education Supervision students can work in a range of positions including:

  • Assistant Principal
  • Principal
  • Executive Director
  • Director
  • Staff Developer
  • Curriculum Supervisor

100% Online

Online Course Completion

Offers students flexible scheduling to fit their busy schedules

$124K Salary

Average Pay

For education administrators for elementary and secondary schools in the New York region

30 Credits

Total Credits to Earn Your Degree

Classes in Using Data for Instruction and Educational Policy and Family and Community Engagement

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The Mercy Advantage

  • Strong relationships with elementary and secondary schools across New York City and Westchester
  • Online course completion offers flexible scheduling
  • National Accreditation - NCATE, CAEP and ILA

Admissions Requirements

  1. Transcripts (Bachelor's required, Master's if completed)
  2. Resume
  3. Initial or permanent certification in teaching and a Master's degree
  4. Two years of teaching experience
  5. Effective Educator Statement

Students must submit an Effective Educator Statement to complete their application. You can download requirements here. 

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Candidates in the degree programs must also meet with the chair or advisor to plan their courses prior to course registration and to establish a plan of study for degree completion.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, faculty are always ready to help students with questions about what courses to take, the sequencing of courses, and career opportunities, including internships and cooperative education.

Yes! Many of our major courses are taught online.

Students must also pass (or have passed) the Educating All Students Exam and both parts of the School Building Leadership Exam.

Yes. Some students may be eligible for the Educational Leadership Scholarship: $1,500 per term

Initial Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • For applicants to the Educational Administration program or the Educational Supervision program
  • 3.00 GPA from Undergraduate or Graduate Coursework

To continue receiving the scholarship each term:

  • Must register for at least 6 credits per term
  • Must maintain a 3.50 GPA in the graduate program
  • Must file a FAFSA each year

*Students will be automatically considered for this scholarship based on their GPA and do not need to apply separately for it.


Outside the Classroom

Two semesters of the School Building Internship lets students gain leadership experience and build relationships within our network of partner schools, across New York City and Westchester.

Program Details & Curriculum

Major Courses

Required Program Courses: 30 Credits

Total: 30 Credits



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