A fully online program, the Education Specialist degree in Educational Administration prepares graduates for P-12 school leadership. Students enrolled in this program will be required to complete a one-semester administrative practicum course. Students will identify a mentor (Principal or Assistant Principal) who will agree to supervise the student during the practicum experience and evaluate the student’s performance at its conclusion.
Applicants are not required to possess a master’s degree in Educational Administration; however, they must currently hold an educator license and have at least one year of teaching experience. This program of study meets Mississippi’s state standards for advanced licensure. Students who intend to seek licensure in another state should verify that this program of study meets the desired state’s licensure requirements. For assistance with out-of-state licensure questions, please complete the Professional Licensure Form.