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Educational Administration: District Leadership (Superintendent)The Specialist in Education Degree (Educational Administration) with an emphasis in District Leadership (Superintendent) is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. This 30-33 hour graduate degree program prepares candidates to apply for District Leadership licensure in the state of Kansas as a superintendent or assistant superintendent. The Specialist Degree in Educational Administration (District Leadership - Superintendent) is offered 100% in an on-line format. All credit toward the Specialist in Education Degree must be earned in residence at Fort Hays State University. No courses may be transferred from another university for use on this degree. Prior to applying for admission to this degree, candidates must verify completion of a Master's Degree and provide evidence of an endorsement/license in Building Leadership as a Principal. PLEASE NOTE: The Specialist in Education Degree with an emphasis in District Leadership (Superintendent) is the only content area of study offered for this degree in the Department of Advanced Education Programs.Degree Requirements for the Education Specialist Degree Collaborative Doctoral Degree with Northcentral UniversityDoctorate in EducationThe Specialist in Education Degree (Educational Administration) with an emphasis in District Leadership (Superintendent) can lead to a doctorate degree through Fort Hays State University's partnership with Northcentral University (NCU) in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Applicants with a FHSU Specialist in Education Degree (Educational Administration) with an emphasis in District Leadership (Superintendent) will receive 48 hours of transfer credit (30 for the Master's Degree plus 18 for the Specialist in Education Degree) toward completion of the NCU doctorate in Education. Candidates must complete 33 hours of NCU credit to meet the requirements for the NCU doctorate. PLEASE NOTE: The collaborative doctorate degree between FHSU and Northcentral University is offered only in the content area of Educational Administration - District Leadership (Superintendent).
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