Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin

Education Specialist, Educational Leadership (EdS)

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Graduate Studies  >> Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education  


30 Credit hours

The education specialist degree (Ed.S) in Educational Leadership is an online program designed to prepare teachers as district-level administrators including P12 superintendency. The program of study includes 30 credits hours beyond a master’s degree. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and earn a grade of C or better in all required courses. At the conclusion of the program, appropriate content tests are required prior to applying for a district-level administrator license.

Graduate Studies Admission Criteria and Application Process

Refer to the Admission  section of the bulletin for information about Graduate Studies admission criteria and the online application process.

EdS Program Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Ed.S. program, the following are required:

  • A master’s degree in education or related field from a regionally-accredited institution with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher;
  • A valid teaching license

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