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Education Specialist in Educational Leadership and Administration

George Washington University



George Washington University's Education Specialist in Educational Leadership and Administration is a post-master's degree that will provide educational personnel in the elementary and secondary levels with added expertise in the field of administration.

This online program will also provide educators with an opportunity to meet multi-state course-work requirements for academic licensing of principals, assistant principals, and/or instructional supervisory personnel.

Candidates of this online program will be qualified to take the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) test for licensure upon their completion, and must also successfully complete an internship, which will require them to conduct action research and produce a manuscript of publishable quality.

Students in this online Educational Leadership certificate must take a six-hour written comprehensive examination for successful completion, and three courses in the area of special education, one of which is mandatory while the remaining two are elective.

Students applying must send a statement of objectives/professional goals, resume and two recommendations, institution or the equivalent, official transcripts for each institution attended, acceptable GRE/MAT test scores and TOEFL/IELTS for foreign students.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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