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Education Specialist, EdS

Education Specialist, EdS

 

The Lindenwood University’s College of Education and Human Services also offers the Educational Specialist in School Administration degree that is designed for those with a MA in Education. Further develop your approach to educational leadership with this program that leads to initial principal education in the state of Missouri. 

Gain a well-rounded skillset within education leadership, examining topics such as ethical leadership; visionary leadership; models of administrative practices; problem-solving techniques; and communication skills. Enhance classroom learning through an in-program internship component that pairs you with a school administrator.

This program is accredited by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Program at a Glance

18-24 Months

Duration

30-33

Credit Hours

$607

Cost per Credit

100%

Online

Concentrations

Students entering the EdS Educational Administration track will have previously earned a master’s degree – typically in education – either a Master of Arts in Teaching or a Master of Arts in Education.

Students entering the EdS School Administration track will have previously earned a master’s degree in School Administration.

Course Spotlights

Our online programs offer immersive learning where and when you need it—connecting you to the classroom-to-career tools you need to build the future you want.

Transfer up to 9 Credits

Complete your EdS in School Administration or Educational Administration, in school administration even faster by transferring credits from your previous learning experiences. Save time and money on your education!

Accelerated Degree Completion

Complete your EdS in School Administration or Educational Administration, in as little as 18 months online. This degree allows students to transfer their learning directly to the field even before graduation.

Internship Opportunity

Reinforce your classroom learning in school administration through an internship component built in to your program. Transfer your learning directly to a role in the field through an internship in school administration.

Industry-Driven School Administration Curriculum

From instructors rooted in real-world expertise in areas such as instructional leadership; foundations of education administration; and ethical leadership to coursework that aligns with best practices in the field, your school administration degree program will connect classroom with your career through immersive, experiential learning in your area of interest.

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. Our online presence continues to build on our tradition of making the highest caliber of career-focused education accessible through a commitment to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Affordability

Affordability

We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.

Career-Focused

Career-Focused

Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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