Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership and Instruction
The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Educational Leadership and Instruction is designed to provide certified teachers advanced knowledge and skills in areas of leadership, technology, and special education. The degree is a minimum of 30-hours beyond the Master’s degree. Pending the applicant’s transcript evaluation, additional coursework may be required. All applicants must meet regular admission requirements to NSU’s Graduate School.
Prerequisites include graduate level courses in Curriculum Development or Curriculum and Instruction (3-hours) and Instructional Improvement and Assessment or Educational Philosophy and Leadership (3hours).
Core requirements for the Ed.S. include 15-hours of graduate credit as follows: Research (6-hours), Statistics (3-hours), and Thesis or Field Study (6-hours).
The specialist degree has three concentrations. For course rotations, please click on the concentration links below.
Phone: 318.357.5518 Fax: 318.357.4170
Contact: Dr. Wendell Wellman
For more information, contact the Department of Teaching, Leadership and Counseling.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCTE) certifies that NSU has met rigorous professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other school specialists and is a national accredited institution.