Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)


Ed.S. Educational Leadership

  • Advanced Licensure option: Must complete DCP for Ed.S., with additional courses below
  • School administration: EDUC 641*, 648, 672, 699-A01; master’s course accepted for EDUC 672; Including intensives on DCP: EDUC 741* and EDUC 747*

Ed.S. Curriculum & Instruction 

Must complete DCP for EdS, including intensive: EDUC 741*, with additional courses below
Note:  For Ed.S. in Leadership, must add EDUC 721 and 771 (included for Ed.S. in C&I)

Note: For candidates seeking to receive an initial teaching license or add on an advanced endorsement in Administration, School Counseling, or Specialist, please see the licensure notes on the DCP.


  • NO required intensives UNLESS seeking licensure or planning to pursue Ed.D.
  • Intensives required for Ed.D.
     - EDUC 741 
    Choose ONE: 
     - EDUC 730 (for Teaching & Learning concentration)
     - EDUC 747
    (for Educational Leadership concentration)
  • EDUC 798 - capstone course to be taken in final semester
    Note: EDUC 798 may not be used as an elective in the Ed.D.  EDUC 798 was written to be a capstone course for those who are completing their Ed.S.