Ed.S.: Specialist in Education with Principal Licensure

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Program Overview

The Specialist in Education with Principal Licensure is a post-masters program that prepares students for principal licensure. Developed from the Iowa Standards for School Leaders, the program enables students to become exemplary leaders within the field of education. A rich clinical experience is central to the program, with multiple hands-on experiences embedded throughout the coursework.


Program Requirements

The Specialist in Education with Principal Licensure requires 45-credit hours, consisting of two 3-credit clinical experiences.


Admission

  • Applications are reviewed on an on-going basis; therefore, it is requested that all materials be submitted approximately 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the intended start-term.
  • Upon the receipt of transcripts, an advisor will complete a transcript evaluation in order to determine any credit or course substitutions/transfers. 
  • Begin the application process on the School of Education's admission page. Questions regarding the application process can be forwarded to the Coordinator of Graduate Admission at soegradadmission@drake.edu or 515-271-2552.
  • PLEASE NOTE: This program requires the submission of two (2) professional letters of recommendation, including one from an immediate supervisor and a second one from an administrator who can speak to the candidate's potential for effective building-level leadership

2017-2018 Drake University Graduate and Professional Programs Catalog

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