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Education Specialist in Educational Leadership

Program Details

The online EdS in Educational Leadership degree program from Webster University enables students to develop and demonstrate competencies required to move from a specific focus in teaching, curriculum, or support services in schools to the broader view of the educational leader in the community. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate and model scholarship and lifelong learning skills
  • Demonstrate effective teaching, learning, and leadership based on sound theory and practice and ethical decision-making to create an optimal learning environment
  • Reflect upon his/her own practice in order to become an agent of change in classrooms, schools, and communities
  • Demonstrate respect for and participate in a diverse community of global learners including students, teachers, colleagues, and families


  • Completion of a master's degree in education or a related field, such as social work, business, or communications
  • Superior academic ability at the graduate level with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts of previous undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • A current résumé
  • At least three letters of recommendation from faculty and/or associates
  • An entry interview
  • Essay: How will you demonstrate and hope to continue to demonstrate the dispositions of ethics, integrity, and fairness (stipulated by the ELCC and NCATE) as a future administrator?

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission