Specialist in Education with a major in Educational Leadership
The University of West Georgia's performance-based Educational Specialist (Ed.S) Leadership Degree program emphasizes job-embedded learning and can be completed in three semesters. Candidates who successfully complete the program earn a Tier 2 Leadership Certificate in educational leadership. A primary component of the program is a field-based residency in which students are provided the opportunity to practice, learn, and demonstrate performance while on the job as an educational leader. Students are coached by highly-qualified practitioner scholars.
"Guidelines for Admittance
All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required. Applicants should also review the Graduate Studies Website for individual program specific requirements and tasks that must be completed prior to admission. See Graduate Studies Application Process. International applicants are subject to additional requirements and application deadlines. See Procedures for International Students. Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, even if only for transfer credit, are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office.
Program Specific Admittance Guidelines
Must have ""Tier 1"", ""L"", or ""PL"" Certification in Educational Leadership A Masters degree from a nationally or regionally accredited institution Be employed in a leadership position in a local education agency (LEA) as defined by the Georgia PSC Be recommended by Superintendent or designee based on local district requirements (System Approval Form) 3.0 or better cumulative GPA on graduate work Georgia PSC Ethics for Educational Leadership- Test 370 Copy of valid Georgia leadership certificate Written partnership with school district"