Education Specialist in Leadership
American College of Education

Program Details

American College of Education offers the online Ed.S. in Leadership. This degree is a practitioner’s degree at the post-master’s level for those who seek advanced credentials but not a full doctoral degree with a dissertation requirement. The objective of the degree is to develop skills and competencies that will make the student a more effective leader. It is designed for individuals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their leadership practice in their chosen discipline.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Strategic Operations Planning and Innovation
  • Ethical Leadership and Social Justice
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Models of Leadership and Coaching
  • Introduction to Advanced Studies


  • Master's or doctoral level
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 (4.0 Scale)
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Current curriculum vitae (preferred) or resume
  • Goal statement
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission