Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
Columbia International University

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Educational Leadership program is intended to help extend professional understanding and practice in the area of education through doctoral-level courses but without the research component associated with the Doctor of Philosophy.  The curriculum teaches about Christ-centered perspectives in educational institutions and how to represent education from a biblical perspective in broader society by developing capacities to think, communicate, and model biblical excellence in educational leadership positions.  Coursework covers areas such as leadership theory, school law, financial principles, faculty and staff supervision, decision making, strategic planning, and development.


  • Masters from an accredited institution
  • 3.2 minimum GPA
  • Two general references
  • One academic reference
  • Writing sample
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges