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Ed.S. in Educational Leadership

The Specialist in Educational Leadership degree is a rigorous and challenging program that is fast-paced. Successful completion is contingent on being highly-motivated and able to balance professional and personal commitments with the demands of graduate coursework. Computer literacy consisting of the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, the Internet, and course management software is central to student success and coursework. As a result, access to high-speed Internet connections, a web cam, and contemporary computing equipment is required.

The Specialist in Educational Leadership degree program requires completion of 33 semester hours of graduate work. The program uses a hybrid approach of hybrid and online courses. It is expected that students who successfully complete the Ed.S. degree program in Educational Leadership will qualify for licensure as a school superintendent in South Carolina, or will occupy key leadership positions in school system (e.g., assistant superintendents, professional development specialists, program directors) and be committed to improving student achievement.