Education Specialist in Educational Administration


$502 Per Credit

Discover what our online Ed.S. degree offers you

The 100% online Education Specialist in Educational Administration – Superintendent/District Administrator program offers a student-focused approach to the practical application of advanced theoretical concepts, specialized professional skills, and technical knowledge. Students will learn from faculty with extensive experience as practitioners in the field, with coursework customized to reflect evolving administrative trends, delivered in an accelerated online format to meet the needs of working educators.

The program provides a path to administrator licensure. It is designed to increase competencies and satisfy certification requirements to prepare for new roles with increased responsibilities.

Program Description

Graduates of this Superintendent/District Administrator online degree program will:

  • Develop advanced specialized professional skills for present and/or anticipated future professional leadership positions
  • Apply theoretical concepts relating to the professional and ethical role of the practitioner
  • Gain a background in research and statistical methodology to provide a utilitarian understanding of applied research for informed decision-making
  • Acquire skills in writing policies, understanding hiring practices, and professional coaching

Students completing this program prior to Sept. 1, 2020 will be eligible for the Wisconsin EC-A superintendent license. Those completing the program after Sept. 1, 2020 will be eligible for the Wisconsin K12 superintendent license

Career Opportunities

Educational Administration Careers:

  • Superintendent
  • School District Administrator


Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission:

  • A cumulative grade point average on all college (undergraduate and graduate) coursework of at least 2.75/4.00. Undergraduate and graduate coursework from all colleges attended will be considered.
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts of all your undergraduate and graduate work to date. We are unable to accept transcripts from students. If you have taken courses at UW-Superior, transcripts are not required.
  • Current resume or CV detailing a minimum of 3 years of K-12 classroom teaching under a Tier II license or higher. (Licensed school counselors, school psychologists, or school social workers who do not have a teaching license must still have a minimum of 3 years of K-12 pupil services employment under a Tier II license and provide evidence of at least 540 hours of K-12 classroom instruction.)
  • A teaching license (even if now expired)
  • A candidate Statement of Intent identifying the desired licensure/s sought and the professional application of the degree/licensure/s
  • No GRE is required
  • Complete criminal background check

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