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Education Specialist in Educational Leadership / Curriculum & Instruction

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Educational Leadership on the Curriculum and Instruction track is designed for educators who want to enhance their teaching skills and prepare for instructional leadership roles.  The program focuses on the professional leadership development of aspiring leaders and integrates a Christian worldview into the curriculum.  Educators develop an understanding of best practices in learner-centered curriculum and instructional design and strategies, effective teaching, program evaluation, student assessment, and teacher professional development.  The program also encourages critical thinking skill development and shaping systems to meet the diverse needs of all students.


  • Must possess a Master's level permanent teaching license; the Master's degree and license must be in an area of professional education
  • A 3.25 GPA on all prior graduate work
  • 3 letters of recommendation from school administrators familiar with applicant's character, scholarship and potential for successful completion of the program
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience on the permanent license
  • Official transcripts from previously attended colleges or universities

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation