Capella University's online Education Degree Specialist (EdS) in Educational Leadership program prepares you for leadership in the P–12 field. This state-approved program is nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituents Council (ELCC) and is one of several programs that make up Capella's Professional Education Unit, which has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
With this program, you will choose an emphasis in School Leadership or District Leadership, allowing you to align your studies with your goals for leadership in the P–12 system. Upon successful completion, you'll have the knowledge and skills needed to lead at the school or district level and will be prepared to pursue licensure as a P–12 principal or superintendent.
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With your EdS in Leadership in Educational Administration from Capella, you'll facilitate the development of a shared vision of learning, and lead the development of a culture of learning. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
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Common jobs with an online EdS in Leadership in Educational Administration include district or school leadership positions such as adjunct, part-time or full-time faculty, assessment and compliance coordinator, assistant superintendent, assistant principal curriculum director, director for student services, director of instructional technology, principal or superintendent. Potential workplaces include: alternative school, charter school, land-based or online college or university, P–12 public/private school, school district office or state education department.