Program Coordinator: Heidi Puckett (202 Ragsdale Hall; 252-328-6444; firstname.lastname@example.org)
The educational specialist (EdS) degree in administration and supervision is a six-year post master’s degree and is designed to prepare individuals for senior leadership positions in education. Program studies are adapted for the challenges of unique school district roles such as personnel administrator, curriculum supervisor, and directors of special program areas. Upon completion of the program, individuals are eligible to upgrade previously held licenses. Individuals holding administration license (012, class P) are eligible for administrator II license (012, class AP) and superintendent license (011, class AS). Individuals holding supervision license (113, class S) are eligible for curriculum-instructional specialist II license (113, class AS).
The EdS program offers two concentrations - dual language immersion (DLI) administration and superintendent. Students completing the requirements for the dual language immersion (DLI) administration concentration may apply for a certificate . Please discuss this option with the certificate coordinator and complete the process for adding a certificate to a degree.
Candidates for the EdS program should have a master’s degree and Level I licensure in administration or supervision. Three years of successful leadership experience is desirable for candidates applying to the EdS program. For additional information concerning admission, contact the Department of Educational Leadership (252-328-6135) or view the departmental website.
The educational administration and supervision degree requires 38 s.h. as follows: