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Education Specialist in Administration Ed.S.

Delivery Method: Evening,  Online

Delivery Method: Evening


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.


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:


Graduate College

William Woods University One University Ave.

Fulton, MO 65251



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.

Course List - Total Hours: 33

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU600 Issues in School Superintendency 3
EDU610 Utilizing Statistical Procedures in Educational Research & Evaluation 3
EDU620 Effective School-Community Relations 3
EDU640 Human Resources in Education 3
EDU650 School District Finance 3
EDU653 School Plant & Facilities Development/Safety & Security 3
EDU657 Field Experience 1 (x 3)
EDU673 Educational Reform and Urban Educational Issues 3
EDU680 Advanced School Law and Policy Development 3
EDU690 Differentiated & Supplemental Program 3
EDU697 School Portfolio Development & Field Experience 3

Graduate Catalog 16-17