The online Education Specialist (EdS) in Educational Administration and Leadership is a post-master’s degree for teachers or administrators who wish to specialize and become school superintendents. This University of South Dakota program with a specialization in School District Superintendent draws upon theory, research and experience to create skilled leaders in education. As an online specialization, this EdS offers flexibility for full-time working professionals, maintains small classes and has advisors and faculty who are readily available for consultation.
Upon completion of the EdS in Educational Administration and Leadership with a School District Superintendent specialization, you may be qualified to sit for state licensure, depending upon your state’s specific guidelines.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of South Dakota is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV
- This program requires an internship/field experience.
- Applicants must have 3 years of teaching experience in PK-12.