Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)

Continue to build your career with a post-master's specialist degree from the University of Dayton. The Department of Educational Administration prepares scholar-practitioners dedicated to building learning communities through critical reflection.

The University of Dayton and Wright State University graduate schools partner to provide the educational specialist degree. This joint program is directed by Dr. David Dolph, Chair of the Department of Educational Administration, University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences.

This program enhances your capabilities for educational leadership across an array of educational leadership positions with an emphasis on preparing you for central office positions.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the educational leadership program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  1. Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  2. Graduate degree required.

Note: Additional requirements apply for international students.

Admission Resources