Education (Education Specialist)

The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) program is designed to be completed in 18 months, consisting of two courses each semester beginning in a Fall semester.  The program includes two field-based practicum and culminates with the final practicum and capstone course in the Winter semester of the next academic year.  The on-campus component involves a full day meeting one Saturday a month for the duration of the program.  The remaining coursework is delivered online.  The field-based practicum engage students with practicing professionals in experiences and projects relevant to specific areas of leadership interest.

Requirements.

Fall Semester I
EDL 700 - Contemporary Leadership Issues in Education. 
EDL 701 - Survey of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment. 
Winter Semester I
EDL 702 - Survey of School Reform. 
EDL 703 - Survey of Advanced Leadership. 
Spring/Summer Semester
Curriculum and Instruction:
EDL 740 - Curriculum Design. 
EDL 741 - Instructional Approaches.   
or
Educational Leadership:
EDL 750 - Topics in School Law. 
EDL 751 - Topics in School Finance, Budgeting, and Facilities Management.  

Fall Semester II
Curriculum and Instruction:
EDL 742 - Program Evaluation. 
EDL 761 - Practicum I.  
or
Educational Leadership:
EDL 752 - Advanced Supervision. 
EDL 761 - Practicum I.  

Winter Semester II
EDL 762 - Practicum II. 
EDL 790 - Capstone Seminar.  

 

 

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