Education Specialist in Instructional Leadership
University of West Alabama

Program Details

The University of West Alabama offers an online Education Specialist in Instructional Leadership. This program provides coursework and high quality education on issues relating to instructional programs and designing and leading them. Fully online, this program gives students an option to gain innovative practices and techniques to take into their workplace.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Interview, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must meet one of the following conditions:
    • Hold a valid Class A Professional Educator Certificate in Instructional Leadership or a valid Class A Professional Leadership Certificate earned after completing a redesigned program at an Alabama university
    • Be currently serving as a superintendent, assistant or associate superintendent, assistant to the superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisor (any subject and/or grade level), administrator of career and technical education, coordinator, or evaluator
    • Document three years of employment in an instructional leadership position for which one of the certificates in Rule 290-3-3-.53.01(2)(b) is proper certification according to the current edition of the Subject and Personnel Codes of the Alabama State Department of Education
    • Demonstrate each of the abilities in the Class A Instructional Leadership standards prior to admission to the Class AA Instructional Leadership program or prior to completion of the Class AA Instructional Leadership program