Educational Specialist in Educational Administration & Leadership / School District Superintendent
University of South Dakota

Program Details

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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Mostly Online

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 Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires an internship/field experience.
  • Applicants must have 3 years of teaching experience in PK-12.