Grand Canyon University’s Education Specialist in K-12 Leadership program is designed to prepare educators to assume a variety of leadership roles in economically and culturally diverse 21st century K-12 educational communities. After foundational instruction in ethics, research, and theory, coursework focuses on educational policy development and decision making, staffing, and organizational leadership, supervision of teaching and learning, instructional and curricular supervision, department and unit management, and other areas related to leadership at the building or district level. The program is aligned with the standards of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and is consistent with the University’s mission to develop learners who are global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and responsible leaders in a technologically advanced world.
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You may be accepted by meeting one of the criteria below:
- Earned a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. Applicants with a GPA less than 3.4 may be accepted with specifications
- Earned a master's from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. Applicants with a GPA of 3.0 – 3.39 will be accepted with specifications. Applicants with a GPA below a 3.0 will not be accepted
School Accreditation Statement
Higher Learning Commission