Ed.S in Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership

Stay ahead of new developments in education by earning the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership.

This degree prepares you for leadership in these settings:

  • Public and nonpublic schools
  • State departments of education
  • Intermediate school service units
  • National and state professional associations

Our degrees also prepare you for licensing as a building-level administrator, superintendent, or director of exceptional needs.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Jun 1
    Spring Nov 1
    Summer Apr 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admissions Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal statement
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • GRE scores
      • Resume (international students only)
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about specific admissions requirements

  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.

Course work includes faculty-directed research and field studies in school districts. You'll have ample opportunity to apply what you've learned in the classroom to solve real-world challenges.

You must have at least two years of classroom experience to enroll in the program.

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