Education Specialist in Teacher Leadership
Valdosta State University

Program Details

Valdosta University offers an online Education Specialist (EdS) degree in Teacher Leadership. This program is an advanced degree for educators in a variety of areas who are looking for more effective collaboration with their students. Leadership skills are the primary focus, to cultivate a culture that truly brings out the best of each student.


  • One official transcript must be submitted from every college and university attended (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Students will not be admitted with a grade point average of less than 3.00 on all previous graduate work attempted
  • Official test scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT):
    • GRE – minimum score of 850 and a minimum verbal score of 400
    • MAT – minimum score of 390 (for MAT scores taken prior to Oct 2004 the minimum score is 36)
  • Must hold a clear renewable teaching or service certificate at the master’s-level or higher Individuals with certification from states other than Georgia must provide documentation of the appropriate certificate
  • Must submit the leadership assurance form

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges