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Education Specialist in Leadership

School of Education and Human Services

The online Ed.S. in Educational Leadership degree is designed prepare students for the K-12 Administrative Certification with K-12 Building Level Endorsement. It is designed for building/program administrators, teachers and central office staff who wish to gain knowledge and skills in school leadership and administration. The demand for educational leaders is great with many career pathways for growth. All classes are delivered online with a mentorship  requirement and action research taking place in your local geographic area to provide flexibility and relevance for working professionals. Field experience is a critical part of the learning experience.

Delivery Type: 100% online, partially online and on-campus

Credit required/Time to completion: 34 credits/2 years

Cost of degree: Tuition rates

Projected National Average Salary: $93,900

Projected National Job Growth: 7.6%

Who should apply: Teachers and administrators who wish to gain knowledge and skills in school leadership.

Who is hiring OU grads: University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University, Oakland University, K-12 school districts in Michigan, and more.

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*Data was last reviewed in February 2024. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

E-Learning and Instructional Support

Kresge Library, Room 430
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Rochester, MI 48309-4479
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Office and Virtual Help: (248) 805-1625