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Education Specialist in Administration Ed.S. - 33 to 39 Credits

Delivery Method: Evening

Qualifications: 1. Bachelor and/or Master degree from a regionally accredited college or university; 2. Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; 3. Copy of teaching certificate; 4. Copy of Missouri Educator Profile Results; 5. Complete the student achievement form outlining your accomplishments as they relate to student achievement and signed by you and your direct supervisor. ADMISSION PROCEDURES No candidate will be considered for admission until the following are submitted and assessment is completed. 1. Graduate Application 2. Official transcripts showing Bachelor and/or Master degree. Only transcripts received in a sealed envelope directly from the sending school will be considered official. 3. Copy of teaching certificate. 4. Copy of Missouri Educator Profile Results. 5. Student achievement form. Documents should be submitted to: Mail Graduate College William Woods University One University Ave. Fulton, MO 65251 Or Email Fax 573.592.1164

The Education Specialist is intended to provide students with the advanced skills necessary for effective school administration. The ability to formulate effective educational practices involving school administration, school management, school finance, plants and facilities planning and operation, human resources, assessment, school law, and supplemental programs as they relate to current research, educational trends, legal frameworks, and cultural issues are emphasized. This program is designed to prepare the student to be recommended for certification for superintendency, provided all other requirements are met. The EDS degree configuration will allow a student to complete the building level administration requirements or the district level (superintendent) requirements as part of the degree.

Core Credits: 30.00

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 600 Issues in School Superintendency 3.00
EDU 610 Utilizing Statistical Procedures in Educational Research & Evaluation 3.00
EDU 620 Effective School- Community Relation 3.00
EDU 640 Human Resources in Education 3.00
EDU 650 School District Finance 3.00
EDU 653 School Plant & Facilities Development/Safety & Security 3.00
EDU 673 Educational Reform and Urban Educational Issues 3.00
EDU 680 Advanced School Law and Policy Development 3.00
EDU 690 Differentiated & Supplemental Program 3.00
EDU 697 Superintendent Field Experience & Portfolio Development 3.00

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