Ed.S. Educational Leadership: Building Administrator
This online degree is designed for educational professionals who have a Master's Degree and are seeking a leadership role as a Building Administrator. 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.
This program leads to an Education Specialist degree with an endorsement on an Idaho Administrator Certificate as a Building Administrator. Individuals should check for specific requirements for certification in other states.
Each student completes a nine-month internship in a school setting under the supervision of a qualified building principal. The internship assignment must be approved by the school district and the NNU program director.
- 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.
- With transfer credits, students can complete the program in 16 months, which includes the internship.
Cohort Start Dates
New cohorts begin each fall. A student who joins an active cohort is placed in the one that corresponds to the student's expected graduation date.
EDUC8000 Orientation: Graduate Education (0)
EDUC7553 Curriculum, Assessment and Collaboration (3)
EDUC7555 Mixed Methods Research (3)
EDUC7556 Conceptual Statistics and Applications for Educators (3)
EDUC7575 Legal and Financial Issues in Education (3)
EDUC7579 Special Education Law for Administrators (2)
EDUC7581 Instructional Supervision and Leadership (3)
EDUC7584 Data Driven Decision Making (3)
EDUC7585 Administering Human Resources (3)
EDUC7596III Internship/Principalship (6)
EDUC 7596IIIB Internship Portfolio Binder (0-1)
EDUC____ Elective (3)
Total Credits: A minimum of 32 semester credits are required.
EDUC7570 Oregon Law & Finance – Optional; to certify in Oregon (2)