Date Added: Jan 2010
Educational administrators manage daily activities and oversee a variety of academic institutions, including preschools, day care centers, schools and colleges and universities. For most educational administrator positions a master or doctoral degree in educational leadership or education administration is required. For administrators of preschools and day care centers, a bachelor degree may be sufficient. College administrators usually have a master or doctoral degree in higher education administration, educational leadership, or college student affairs. Education administrator jobs is expected to grow about as fast as average for all professions, increasing 12%, from 443,000 jobs in 2006 to more than 496,000 jobs in 2016. Growth is driven by the increase in administrative responsibilities in schools, especially in monitoring student progress.