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Program Details

Ball State University offers an online Specialist in Education (EdS) in School Superintendency, a program that will help you develop your knowledge, performances, and disposition essential for success in the day-to-day operation of a school system and develop your broad understandings of educational programs. The degree will also qualify you to take the superintendent license.

Students will engage in the following: 

  • educational psychology
  • curriculum
  • adult and community education
  • educational foundations
  • counseling psychology


Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Official transcripts. GRE scores. At least two years of successful teaching or other professional experience. Autobiography. Philosophy of education. Five references.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission