Educational Administration - Superintendent
DEGREE: Ed. S
DEPARTMENT: Educational Leadership Department
The completely online Specialist Degree in Educational Administration (Ed.S.) is designed as a planned professional program for educational administrators.
The Ed.S. degree is an action, research-based, postgraduate degree. The program graduate will possess an advanced knowledge base that is grounded by current theory, research and wisdoms of professional practice for specialization within the program.
Administrators seeking admission to the program may wish to increase their competencies or satisfy certification requirements for present professional positions or positions with new and increased responsibilities.
- Development of advanced specialized professional skills for present and/or anticipated future professional leadership positions.
- Knowledge to apply theoretical concepts which relate to the professional and ethical role of the practitioner.
- Background in research and statistical methodology to provide a utilitarian understanding of applied research for informed decision making.
Acquired research and statistical methodological skills are program requirements for the awarding of this degree. The focus of the Specialist program is to provide career educational administrators with an amalgamation of advanced theoretical concepts, specialized professional skills and technical knowledge.
The Specialist Degree is the terminal degree at UW-Superior that requires a minimum of 33 graduate semester credits beyond the master's level.
The programs of advanced specialization for the postgraduate Specialist Degree include:
- School District Administrator (Superintendent)