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Ed.S. in Educational Leadership


The Ed.S. in educational leadership is designed to prepare public school administrators for Class AAA certification. The program affords the student excellent opportunities to expand their leadership capabilities at the building level.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 36

Goals/Mission Statement

The Ed.S. in educational leadership program provides candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to meet ELCC standards and leads to AAA certification for K-12 public school administrators.

Course Requirements

The Ed.S. in educational leadership requires 36 hours of the following course work: Edld 641-Law and Ethics in Education (3) and Edld 642-Managing Operations for Learning (3) or Edld 675-Policy, Integrity, Ethics, Legal, and Political Issues (6) Edld 671-Leading Quality Instruction (6) Edrs 673-Data Led Curriculum and Assessment (6) or Edld 673-Organization and Management (6) Edld 674-Developing Quality Teaching (6) Edld 676-Leading Change in Educational Org. (6) or Edld 672-Common Ground: School and Community Edld 656-Administrative Internship (6)

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