Educational Leadership, Specialist (Ed.S.)

The Specialist in Educational Leadership program is designed to develop school leaders who demonstrate racial competence and the experience, expertise, and tools immediately relevant to lead today’s racially diverse schools.  Completion of the specialist degree leads to recommendation for administrative licensure as a Minnesota K-12 Principal or a Director of Special Education.

Program Highlights

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation accredited
  • Minnesota Board of School Administrators - accredited
  • The educational specialist degree provides future educational leaders with the racially conscious knowledge, dispositions, and skills necessary for effective leadership for all students in our educational system.

Application Requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited university
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start July 1 May 1
Spring Start November 1 September 1
Summer Start April 1 N/A

 Time to Completion: 5 semesters

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Melissa Krull

Educational Leadership Website