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.
This program requires an internship/field experience.
- Master's degree
- One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and official transcripts of all academic work at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required for all students
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- Must have 3 years of teaching experience in PK-12
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission