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Program Details

East Tennessee State University offers a specialized program for school leadership. The Educational Specialist in School System Leadership program is a program intended for teachers and educational administrators seeking to open their career opportunities in the administration and leadership of school and educational systems.


  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Degrees from non-accredited institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for domestic students, and a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for international students
  • A personal essay of 150-300 words, detailing your interests in a graduate program at ETSU
  • One official transcript from every college or university where the applicant has taken courses

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges