Educational Specialist DegreeEd.S. - Principal Licensure (K-12)


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Program Overview

Credit Hours: 30-34

The completion of an Educational Specialist (Ed. S.) degree meets the requirements to become a licensed public school administrator in the state of Minnesota. The program is designed to advance each student’s leadership skills and talents to be successful as leaders in a variety of educational roles. State school administrative licenser is available to Early Childhood through Grade 12 Principals, Special Education Directors, and Superintendents.


The coursework blends leadership skill development with the demonstration of critical leadership competencies required to be a successful leader. The program concludes with an extended applied internship experience and the completion of a capstone project.