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The George Washington University
Graduate Degrees Graduate Programs School in Virginia, and Washington DC




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This part-time post-master's degree program provides educators with an opportunity to meet state licensing requirements for principal, assistant principal, and instructional supervisory positions.
  • 10-course (30 credits) program including two internships
  • Classes meet weekday evenings and select Saturdays
  • Can be completed in 18 to 24 months


Program Contacts

Senior Recruitment and Enrollment Specialist
Terry Rice Hinders, M.Ed.
(757) 269-2202
trhinders@gwu.edu

Academic Advisor /
Program Director

Jennifer Clayton, Ph.D.
(757) 269-2203
claytonj@gwu.edu

The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership and Administration is a post-master’s degree that provides educational personnel at the elementary and secondary levels with added expertise in the field of administration. This program, which includes courses and field experiences as recommended by NCATE standards, provides educators with an opportunity to meet multi-state coursework requirements for academic licensing of principal, assistant principal, and/or instructional supervisory personnel.

Upon completion of the education specialist program, students will be prepared to take the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) for administrative or supervisory licensure. Although licensing requirements vary from state to state, the SLLA is part of the licensure process in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia. Candidates must have three years of teaching experience upon completion of the program to qualify for licensure.

Most classes begin every 8-week session (Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II, Summer I, Summer II). Please see the GW Off-Campus Programs calendar for specific start dates and application deadlines.


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