Program Highlights & Benefits
100% Online Program
2.5 year completion time, including holiday breaks
No GRE or admission tests
No weekend classes
Experienced educational leaders who wish to become a K-12 superintendent or a district level administrator.
- In order to maintain licensure as an administrator in the state of Missouri, you must complete an Ed.S., or higher, in a state-approved program.
- This program provides training for district level leadership.
- All curriculum will be focused on advanced administrative skills and practical leadership experiences.
What You Learn
The Educational Specialist in Educational Administration is designed to allow certification as a K-12 superintendent or district level administrator in a school setting. During the Ed 770, the 16-week directed internship and field experience course, you will work on a performance project that is aligned with the Missouri Performance Assessments.
How You Learn
Online: This is an online cohort program. There are no weekly class meetings required; instead, you will log in to the online course room to complete assignments, participate in discussion topics, and finish other online activities designed by your professor. You will finish one 3-credit hour course every 8 weeks with the exception of your field experience course that is 16 weeks. Zoom conferences may be required in some of the online courses. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 2 1/2 years.
Upon completion of this program, you will have earned an Educational Specialist in Educational Administration. You will be eligible for certification as a superintendent or district level administrator in the state of Missouri after successful completion of the district- level administrator’s assessment.
Educational Specialist (Ed. S.) in Educational Administration
|ED 705||Foundations & Organization of Educational Leadership||3|
|ED 706||Administration of School Policy & Governance||3|
|ED 710||School Supervision of Instruction & Assessment||3|
|ED 711||Administration of Curriculum||3|
|ED720 or ED608||Educational Research & Evaluation|
Assessment (Building-Level ONLY)
|ED740 or ED61||School & Community Relations|
School & Community Leadership (Building-Level ONLY)
|Building Level Certification|
|ED522||Legal Aspects of Special Education||3|
|ED626||K-12 School Administration||3|
|ED635||School Organization & Management||3|
|ED634||Directed Field Experience||3|
|ED730||Advanced School Law||3|
|ED731||Human Resource Administration||3|
|ED741||School Plant Design & Operations Management||3|
|ED770||Internship – Field Experience||3|
This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.