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Educational Specialist in Education Administration (Ed.S.)

Master Degree
Idaho State University
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Time to Degree
2 semesters

About the Program

The Education Specialist program requires a minimum of 30 credits, distributed as listed below to complete. Students must complete the minimum semester hours identified in each area. The courses used to meet the minimum requirements may be taken during the master’s degree or educational specialist program.

For admission to the Education Specialist program, the student must apply to and meet all criteria for admission to the Graduate School. The student must meet the following requirements:

A master’s degree in education administration with a minimum 3.5 GPA at the graduate level from an accredited institution A minimum of five years of successful teaching and/or administration experience in P-12 schools, including at least one year of successful administrative experience A letter of interest stating the applicant’s interest in the Ed.S. program A current resume, including the names of and contact information for at least 2 professional references

Program Requirements

  • Prerequisite
    3 credits
    EDUC6610 - Applied Educational Statistics
    3 credits
  • Education Administrative Concentration Courses take the following courses, take 21 credits
    21 credits
    Take the following coruses:
    EDLA6643 - School Personnel Admin
    3 credits
    EDLA6662 - The Superintendency
    3 credits
    EDLA6664 - Public School Monetary Policy
    3 credits
    EDLA7720 - Legal Ethical Issues Ed Orgs
    3 credits
    EDLA7721 - Educational Policy and Gov
    3 credits
    EDLA7723 - Educ Plan and Eval
    3 credits
    EDLA7724 - Data Informed Instr Leadership
    3 credits
  • Electives
    6 credits
  • Field Experience
    3 credits
    EDLA7737 - Practicum
    1 - 3 credits
Grand Total Credits

* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.