Specialist in Education Leadership
The Specialist in Education Leadership (Ed.S.) is a post-masters program that prepares students for superintendent/AEA administration 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.
The Specialist in Education Leadership requires 30-credit hours, consisting of nine 3-credit courses and one 3-credit culminating seminar.
- 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.
- In order to begin the application process, please click the “Apply Now” link above. This link will provide you application requirements. Questions regarding the application process can be forwarded to the Coordinator of Graduate Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Dr. Jan Walker