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EdS in Teaching and Learning

The Educational Specialist Degree (EdS) in Teaching and Learning is an advanced graduate degree for teachers and other professional educators. The program introduces professional educators to the theoretical basis of curriculum and instruction and provides opportunities to connect theory with practice. The following areas of specialization are offered: Curriculum, Cultural, and Social Studies; Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education; Kinesiology; Language, Literacy, Literature, and Culture; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education; and Special Education. The program requires a minimum of 36 semester hours beyond the master's degree, or 60 semester hours past the bachelor.

Career Outlook

  • Assistant Principals 
  • Instructional Coordinators and Designers
  • Principals
  • School Administrators