Specialist in Administration & Supervision (Ed.S.)
Seeking a Specialist in Administration and Supervision?
MAJOR: ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION
DEGREE: Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)
1. Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
2. A minimum Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of 800 (Verbal & Quantitative), or a minimum Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score of 393.
3. A minimum G.P.A. of 3.25 on the last graduate degree. (If the graduate degree is not in educational administration, or a related area, the student will be required to have a total of nine (9) hours of prerequisites in educational administration at the master’s level.)
Candidates in the Educational Specialist program must establish academic residency by completing a minimum of eighteen (18) hours over a period of four (4) academic year semesters or two (2) academic year semesters and two (2) summer registrations (2 sessions per one summer equals one registration) of courses in the EDAD department.
The admissions committee will review and evaluate the entire academic and professional record in making the admission decision. Consideration will be given to (a) previous graduate GPA and (b) GRE or MAT scores; (c) an acceptable score on the interview; and, (d) an acceptable score on a writing sample; (e) an acceptable work record (resume or curriculum vita), and (f) three (3) written recommendations on professional letterhead recommending the candidate for the program indicating probable success in the program.
The above variables will be evaluated to determine the applicant’s overall potential for success in the program.
* All application materials must be submitted to the Graduate School by the deadlines below.
Fall: July 1 Spring: November 1 Summer: April 1
Degree Requirements without Instructional Leadership Licensure
A minimum number of thirty-three semester hours are required for the Educational Specialist Degree. The Program of Study must be developed prior to registration in the first semester. Grades of “C” or lower cannot count toward the degree. The Ed.S. Degree requires a nine (9) hour written comprehensive examination over the major area as well as a culminating project (EDAD 6140). All candidates must see their advisor prior to registration each semester. Courses must be taken in order as determined by program requirements.
Complete 2011-2013 Graduate Catalog
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Dr. Trinetia Respress
Office: 103 Clay Hall
Phone: (615) 963-5450