Curriculum

Completion Requirements

  • 45 quarter credits*

Education Specialist candidates must have access to a PreK–12 administrator, students, and community members associated with a PreK–12 school setting.

Course Sequence

Semester Course Code Course Credits
Semester 1 Course Code EDSD 7002
or
EDSD 7006
Course Leading the Future of Education

Leading the Future of Education
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Semester 2 Course Code EDSD 7010 Course Collaborative Communication for Administrators Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 3 Course Code EDSD 7011 Course School Organizational Dynamics: Policies and Law Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 4 Course Code RSCH 7110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 5 Course Code EDSD 7012 Course Understanding School Budgets and Allocating Resources Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 6 Course Code EDSD 7044 Course Leadership and Management for Change in Education Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 7 Course Code EDSD 7013 Course Creating and Maintaining Safe, Effective, and Positive Learning Environments Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 8 Course Code EDSD 7014 Course Recruiting and Retaining Effective School Personnel Credits (5 cr.)
Semester 9 Course Code EDSD 7900 Course EdS Capstone Project: Creating and Supporting Effective Educational Practices Credits (5 cr.)
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