2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
    Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 University Catalog

Educational Specialist, Education Administration, Ed.S.


Educational Specialist, Educational Administration, Ed.S. Locations  

The Educational Specialist in Educational Administration degree is designed to fulfill the state of Missouri’s requirements for Superintendent (K-12) Initial Administrator certification in a 33-credit hour program or a Building-Level (K-12) Initial Administrator certification in a 33-credit hour program.  There are two components:  1) Completion of the program of study earns the Educational Specialist in Educational Administration degree, and 2) Certification as a Superintendent (K-12) Initial Administrator certificate is earned by the passing of current DESE state assessments. or certification as a Building-Level (K-12) Initial Administrator certificate is earned by passing of current DESE state assessments. The program is offered in an 8-week format, classes meet totally online. Full-time enrollment is one course per 8-week term. The coursework for this 33-credit hour program is offered in an 8-week format totally online (with the exception of a 16-week field experience semester). 

Admission Requirements

 

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a valid state teaching certificate (applicant must provide copy of certificate).
    • Note: This must be completed before the completion of the first three credit hours.  
  • A Master degree in education from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 for full admission or GPA of 2.75 for provisional admission. 
  • Current school employment either as a teacher or administrator is required.  
  • MSHP & FBI Criminal History Background Check 

 

Requirements For: Educational Specialist - 33 Hours, 3.0 GPA


Graduation Requirements


Park University confers the Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work and Education Specialist degrees at selected locations when a candidate has satisfied the following conditions:

  • Completion of a minimum of 33 semester hours.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Park University courses.
  • Satisfaction of all requirements for a major as outlined in this catalog.
  • Completion of all earned credit with no more than 2 grades of C earned.
  • Submission of an Application for Graduation.