Up to 18 credits of transfer credit
Leadership and management career opportunities in K-12 and higher education settings.
Financial aid for those who qualify**
** Speak with a dedicated financial aid counselor to explore all your financial aid and funding options.
* Time to completion is an estimate, not intended as a guarantee, and can vary based on many case-by-case factors.
Keiser University’s EdS in Educational Leadership degree prepares educational leaders—teaching and administrative professionals—to dynamically improve schools under their guidance and, ultimately, the communities they serve. Coursework for this educational leadership program fosters lifelong learning, professional development, and values leadership, ethical and informed decision-making, diversity, assessment, program evaluation, effective communication, and technology.
Featuring a “Student First” mentality, Keiser University is committed to providing the insights and information students need to excel in their careers and their lives—whether that is in this advanced degree program or one of the dozens of other graduate programs. Our commitment to putting students first leads us to offer a flexible learning option through an online delivery format.
Through our EdS Educational Leadership program, we help aspiring academic leaders gain the skills and expertise needed to advance their careers in any learning environment—from K-12 to post-secondary higher education institutions
Take your education career to the next level with Keiser’s educational leadership EdS program. This advanced degree program is designed to help professionals better manage complex educational issues, from maximizing the effectiveness of education technology to better managing the professional development process.
Keiser University’s Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership program enables students to contribute to the education profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research. Upon completion of this online program, students will be able to:
To receive an Education Specialist degree, students must earn 30 graduate semester hours. Curriculum coursework includes:
|Ethical and Legal Issues in Education/Leadership||3.0 credit hours|
|Diversity, Ethical Decision Making, and Community Relations||3.0 credit hours|
|Leading Technologies Innovation||3.0 credit hours|
|Funding of Educational Institutions||3.0 credit hours|
|Curriculum Design||3.0 credit hours|
|Leadership Core Courses|
|Leadership: Theory and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Leadership: Assessment and Program Evaluation||3.0 credit hours|
|Leadership: Reform and Innovation||3.0 credit hours|
|Leadership: Human Resources and Professional Development||3.0 credit hours|
|Elective||3.0 credit hours|
Complete your studies with a doctoral program! Every credit earned in this education specialist degree can be applied to Keiser’s Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership (PhD EdL) program.
Upon graduation from this graduate program, you will have earned an Education Specialist in Education Leadership as well as gained the abilities you need to:
Through Keiser’s post-master’s program for education leaders, you will gain an in-depth understanding of everything required to lead educational institutions to greater student achievement. You’ll learn how to assess and improve instructional programs as well as how to recruit, hire, and retain educators who share your vision for school success. Coursework covers emerging teaching and learning technologies, insights into diverse cultures, team building, and more to help you prepare for career opportunities in educational leadership, including:
* While Keiser’s EdS in Educational Leadership offers advanced coursework for leadership skills to better prepare principal and assistant principal roles, it does not lead to certification. If this is your professional goal, check with your state’s educational governing body regarding the knowledge and skill requirements for principal or assistant principal positions before starting your program.
If you’ve been looking at EDD educational leadership programs or want to pursue an EdS educational leadership online, Keiser University offers the advanced degree program you need to take your career to an educational leadership level. Learn more about our Education Specialist in Educational Leadership today by Requesting More Info now!