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Program Summary for Ed.S. in Education Leadership

During your time at FHSU, your program of study in the Department of Advanced Education Programs will prepare you to face the challenges of leading in a variety of educational settings. You must maintain a 3.25 grade point average in all graduate coursework and complete your classes within six years.

Specialist in Education - Education Leadership Course Requirements

AEP 921 The Scholar Practitioner (3 credit hours)
AEP 922 Strategic Leadership (3 credit hours)
EDL 850 School Law or HESA 815 Higher Education Law (3 credit hours)
LDRS 801 Theoretical Foundations of Leadership (3 credit hours)
LDRS 802 Organizational Systems, Change & Leadership (3 credit hours)
LDRS 807 Leadership in Teams & Collaborative Environments (3 credit hours)
AEP 979 Practicum in Education III: Education Leadership (3 credit hours)
AEP 933 Research (3 credit hours)
AEP 998 Proposal (6 credit hours)

Total Credit Hours: 30

Note: Before enrolling in AEP 933 & 998 as final courses, contact your advisor.

All credit toward the specialist in education degree must be earned at FHSU. Any exception to this requirement must have the prior approval of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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