Keiser University

Educational Leadership, EdS

Program Objectives

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 program, students are able to:


Prerequisites for Major Courses

Note: Courses in the Education Specialist program are eight-weeks in length and students are scheduled for one or two courses concurrently.

Program Outline

To receive an Education Specialist degree, students must earn 30 graduate semester hours. Twenty-four of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Students must pass a Comprehensive Examination at the completion of coursework. Program requirements are as follows:

Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership Major Core Courses ( 30.0 credit hours )
Foundation Courses ( 18.0 credit hours )
Policy, Politics, and Community Relations 3.0 credit hours
Ethical and Legal Issues in Education/Leadership 3.0 credit hours
Designing Training and Performance Solutions 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 ( 12.0 credit hours )
Theory and Management 3.0 credit hours
Assessment and Program Evaluation 3.0 credit hours
Reform and Innovation 3.0 credit hours
Human Resources and Professional Development 3.0 credit hours
Comprehensive Exam Passing Score





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