Online Education Specialist in Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development (Ed.S.)
Tuition: $18,700 in-state | $18,800 out-of-state
The Education Specialist in Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development positions teachers for district-level executive management of curricular and instructional initiative to improve teaching and learning.
An Education Specialist Program That Balances Theory With Practicality
Designed for educators holding master's degrees, the Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction prepares you to assume district-level responsibilities through coursework that:
- Focuses on developing a strong base of understanding organizational structure and skill building in leadership, communication, decision making, and problem solving.
- Explores theory, research, and practice related to leading and managing organizational environments requiring creating and sustaining personal, professional, and organizational change and adaptation
- Provides significant opportunities to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills identified in the district-level standards through substantial, sustained, standards-based work in real settings
Students who complete the degree program and pass the Ohio Assessments for Educators test are eligible for an Administrative Specialist: Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development license in the state of Ohio. Beginning September 1, 2013, a new test series (Ohio Assessments for Educators), will replace many of the Praxis II(r) tests as the required Ohio educator licensure tests. If you are a new candidate for teacher certification, please visit the Ohio Department of Education website for further information.
Earn Your Ed.S. Online in as Few as 20 Months
Wright State's unique online degrees in education provide the flexibility and affordability you need to continue your education while balancing your personal life and professional responsibilities. With six convenient start dates per year, no thesis or oral defense requirement, and 100% online classes, you can advance toward your degree on your schedule.
To learn more, contact an enrollment specialist at 855-704-0312.
Wright State is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), 1307 New York Ave., NW, Suite 300, Washington DC, 20005, 202-293-2450.
The Wright State University College of Education and Human Services is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036. 202-466-7496.
Wright State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Higher Learning Commission oversees the accreditation of degree-granting colleges and universities in nineteen Midwestern and South-Central states. The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411, 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456
Wright State University's education programs, including school counseling, are approved by the Ohio State Board of Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-4183. 877-644-6338.