Specialist in Education (EdS)

POST Master DEgree/Central Office Certificate

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 Program:

  • Elementary Education Certification
    – Integrated Science (DI) (major)
    – Reading (BT) (minor)
    – Early Child Development (ZS) (minor)

Post-Bachelor's Program

  • Post BA/BS Teacher Certification, Elementary

Master’s Programs:

  • Administration (concentrations in General, Health Services, Human Resources, Leadership & Public)
  • Humanities (cohort)
  • Public Administration (concentrations in Public Management, State & Local Government, General)
  • Reading & Literacy (BR) (K-12) (cohort)
  • School Principalship (Building Certificate) (cohort)
  • Specialist in Education (EdS) (Central Office Certificate)

Doctoral Program:

  • Doctor of Education (EdD)

Certificates:

  • General Administration
  • Health Services Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Public Administration

Endorsements:

  • Building Certificate
  • Central Office Certificate
  • Early Childhood (ZS)
  • Integrated Science (DI)
  • Reading (BT)
  • Reading Specialist (BR)
  • Recertification/Endorsement/Educational Planned Program