Apr 25, 2019  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)


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The Department of Education Professions and the Office of Graduate Education Programs offer a major in Educational Leadership leading to the Education Specialist with concentrations in Educational Leadership and Educational Technology Leadership.

General Requirements


  • A minimum of sixty-six (66) graduate semester hours of which thirty (30) graduate semester hours must be earned after receiving the master’s degree.
  • Candidates must hold a Master of Education (or equivalent) degree from an accredited institution. Candidates holding a master's degree in Educational Leadership are eligible to pursue the Educational Technology Leadership concentration only. Candidates holding master's degrees in educational disciplines other than Educational Leadership are eligible to pursue the Educational Leadership concentration only.
  • One year of experience in educational leadership or EDLD 696/EDLD 697 for 6 credit hours is required in addition to prescribed coursework.
  • Twenty-four (24) of the last thirty (30) post-master’s graduate semester hours must be earned in residence.

Prerequisites


In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School and those listed above, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a valid teaching certificate (not temporary).
  • Have a minimum of three years of successful, full-time teaching.

Coursework Applied from Master of Education (or equivalent) Degree


Total Hours: 30
*At least three (3) credit hours must be in educational research
 

Concentration Coursework


Total Hours: 27

Total Hours: 66


Total Master's Degree Hours: 66
Total Concentration Hours: 27
Total Field Study Hours: 9

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