The educational specialist (Ed.S.) with a specialization in curriculum, instruction, management and administration at the Fischler College of Education prepares educators as effective educational and instructional leaders. The curriculum and instruction degree helps provide educators with the skills to develop and evaluate curriculum and curricular programs, with an emphasis on district-level leadership. Course content is research based and infuses best practices in education. Through delivery in the cluster format, students progress through the specialization and complete all requirements for a curriculum and instruction degree in one year.
Official transcript indicating conferral of a master's degree by a regionally accredited institution
A 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA required
Official transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.
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