The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree is considered a highly specialized and advanced graduate degree. It is designed for professionals who would like to achieve advanced knowledge and theory; acquire skills in interpreting and using educational research, but do not want to pursue their doctorate. The Ed.S. Program is beyond the master’s degree, and can be achieved after the master’s degree has been completed. Some professionals seek the Ed.S. Degree as a way to advance their degree in education without writing a dissertation. It is a way to advance their career goals and qualifications.
The courses are offered during the fall, spring and summer semesters.
The degree requires 36 semester hours.
Advisement will be done by the Program Director.
Students are expected to enroll continuously until their programs are completed. Students are required to maintain satisfactory academic progress by maintaining the required grade point average and accumulating sufficient credits within the stipulated time frame of five years.
Curriculum - Education Specialist
|GE-606||Directed Research in Higher Education||3|
|GE-614||Overview of Educational Disabilities for Specialized Instruction||3|
|GE-616||Effective Classroom Management and Behavior Intervention||3|
|GE-801||Curriculum Development and Instruction||3|
|GE-805||Organizational Behavior and Educational Administration||3|
|GE-825||Ethical Foundations and Social Responsibility||3|
|GE-829||Using Technolgy to Improve Curriculum Design||3|
|GE-831||Accountability: Resource Allocation and Financial Challenges||3|
|GE-833||Emerging Legal and Moral Issues Facing School Administrators||3|
|GE-841||Selected Topics in Elementary and Secondary School Administration||3|