Online Educational Specialist Program in Educational Leadership

Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership - Online Advanced Degree Program

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100%

Online

GRE

Required

SLLA scores will be accepted in lieu of the GRE

30

Credit Hours

2yrs

≈ to Complete


U.S. News and World Report Ranking

  • Internship (not online) required
  • Required: a master's degree in Educational Leadership and a valid teaching license
  • Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Estimated Cost

  • $420.19 Tuition
  • $2.77 Library fee
  • $10.48 Network & Data Systems fee
  • $30 Off-Campus fee

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2017 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.

Tuition & Fees Information  

Offered by:
College of Education and Health Professions


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Become an Administrator

This specialist degree program is designed to provide professional preparation for educators involved in school-site administration and those individuals who have district-wide administrative responsibilities. The program now has a 100 percent pass rate on the School Superintendent Assessment (SSA). An Internship (not online) is required for system-level licensure. Apply anytime through rolling application process.


Step 1
MEd in Educational Leadership
Step 2
EdS in Educational Leadership
Step 3
EdD in Educational Leadership


Network Across the State

The Educational Leadership program at the U of A is more than just a collection of courses. The program is:

  • An extensive network of K-16 partners throughout the state
  • A distinguished list of alumni in key leadership positions throughout the country
  • A faculty committed to providing a highly rigorous and relevant classroom experience
  • Researchers that bridge theory and practice to respond to the needs of policymakers and practitioners in the field
  • Students who are passionate about transforming schools and improving the lives of children

Dawn Childress"The one thing I like most about the format of the online program at the University of Arkansas is that I can still see my professor. I can interact, I can raise my hand, I can be involved in discussions, [and] I can see and learn from the other people who are in my class."

Dawn Childress
Fort Smith, AR
Graduate

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Admission

Students may start fall, spring, or summer.
Admission to the the program is a two-step process.

  1. Apply for admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School and submit all official transcripts.
  2. Apply for admission to the program, submit writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, autobiographical sketch and a copy of teaching license.
    Interview not required.

Scholarship / Grant