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Oct 15

Special Notice Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Educational Specialist (EdS) Program enhances the knowledge and competencies of the master’s degree. Focusing on evaluation of current research and experience, the EdS program improves upon your problem-solving techniques, critical-thinking skills, and knowledge of prevalent topics in the world of education today.

Lindenwood offers two different EdS degrees:

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Graham Weir
Educational Specialist Program, Coordinator
(636) 949-4315

The EdS program consists of a minimum of 28-30 credit hours beyond the requirements for the Master of Arts in School Administration or Master of Arts in Education.

In this program you will be prepared to establish progressive solutions to difficult problems by collaborating with a wide range of education professionals. You will also analyze current practices in education and investigate strategies to increase learning in the classroom. You will also explore 21st century skills and the challenges teachers face in order to prepare your students for this evolving, new world.

Upon completion of the EdS in Educational Administration (Advanced Certification), up to 24 hours may be transferred to the EdD Program. Upon completion of the EdS in Instructional Leadership, up to 24 hours may be transferred to the EdD Program. Upon completion of the EdS School Administration, up to six hours may be transferred into the EdD program.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301