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Specialist in Education Degree (Ed.S.), Education Leadership

The Specialist in Education Degree in Education Leadership program is designed not only for administrators, faculty and other higher education employees, but also private enterprise educators employed in an education role outside of the PreK-12 environment. Whether you work in the private sector, community-based organizations, or within the P-16 system, you will greatly benefit from this degree program.

Earning the Ed.S. in Education Leadership can:

  • Increase your career advancement potential and open up career options beyond your current path
  • Increase your knowledge in a discipline
  • Provide a foundation for teaching or leading in higher education
  • Equip you to teach in a Teacher Education program
  • Give you the tools to help you lead and motivate others

All courses are available online, so you can pursue your professional goals and graduate on a timeline that works for you.

Ed.S. in Education Leadership Highlights

  • 30 hour program, completely online
  • Flexible scheduling, and typically you can finish within 1-2 years
  • Opportunity to focus on a variety of leadership and/or curriculum areas
  • Courses are offered in 4, 8, and 16-week format.

Please note: This degree program does not include licensure or endorsement.

Follow the links below to learn more about the program:
Program at a Glance: Education Leadership
Admission Requirements & Application Process

For more information about the Ed.S. in Education Leadership program, please contact Mrs. Amanda Frank at

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