Ed.S. in Educational Leadership: Superintendent

This degree program is designed for educational professionals who have a master's degree and are seeking formal educational leadership roles such as superintendent, assistant superintendent and other school district central office roles. Emphasis is on the administrator as an instructional leader as well as a servant leader. Ethical decision making, creative problem solving and professional growth are other areas of emphasis.

  • While this degree primarily utilizes an on-line delivery method, the initial two (2) courses of the program are delivered on campus.
  • Successful completion of the degree qualifies the graduate for recommendation to the State of Idaho for Superintendent endorsement on an Idaho Administrator Certification.
  • The program utilizes a cohort model which allows students to plan their schedules ahead of time and allows them to continue working full-time in their position while completing the program.
  • Students will typically complete the program in 22 months, which includes a yearlong internship at the district office level.

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