Specialist in Education (EdS)


Central Michigan University

This 33-credit hour program can open doors to positions in college or university administration, school superintendence, agency administration, site management, budgeting and other leadership positions.

After earning the EdS, you have the option of continuing on to earn an EdD, which requires an additional 36 credit hours and encompasses six hours of research requirements, 15 hours of academic core courses, qualifying exams, and a dissertation. See page 52 for more information. Accredited by NCATE, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Central Michigan University (Suite 101)

Judith Nemitz, Program Administrator
Phone: (231) 995-1756
Fax: (231) 995-1758
E-mail: traverse.city@cmich.edu
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Bachelor’s Programs:
Elementary Education Certification (Integrated Science Major, Reading Minor, Early Child Development Minor)

Master’s Programs:
Administration (concentrations in General, Health Services, HR, Leadership and Public)
Humanities - Cohort Program
Reading & Literacy (K-12) - Cohort Program
School Principalship - Cohort Program

Doctoral Program:
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Certificates and Endorsements:
Recertification/ Endorsement
Early Childhood Endorsement (ZS)
Specialist in Education (EdS)