For detailed information on the Ed. S. Program and the Certificate Only program, go to the Department of Leadership and Instruction home page and select Educational Leadership.
The University of West Georgia's performance-based Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Leadership Degree program emphasizes job embedded learning through a coaching model. The Educational Specialist Program affords candidates advanced preparation in educational leadership for both school level and system level leadership positions. Candidates who successfully complete the program earn a Performance Based Leadership Certificate (PL-6) in educational leadership. The primary component of the program is a field-based residency in which students are provided the opportunity to practice, learn and demonstrate performance while on the job as an educational leader.
Total semester hours required to earn a degree:
Maximum Hours Transferable into program:
For the most up-to-date and accurate cost information, see the Bursar's Office website at http://www.westga.edu/bursar/.
A variety of financial assistance options for Graduate students, including scholarships and fellowships. See http://www.westga.edu/financialAid/index_2772.php
Many options are available to help qualified veterans and in some cases their families. See
Up-to-date Program Sheets detailing programs of study are View Program Sheet . Always consult with an advisor before selecting courses.
This describes the general information about faculty for this program.
General admissions deadlines are typically:
See The Scoop for more specific deadlines: http://www.westga.edu/registrar/766.php
Specific graduate deadlines are listed here: http://www.westga.edu/gradstudies/important-dates.php
The Graduate Studies Application Process checklist is available here: http://www.westga.edu/gradstudies/apply-now.php
One exception: If you will not ever be traveling to a UWG campus or site, you may apply for an Immunization Exemption. Contact the Immunization Clerk with your request.
College of Education Office of Graduate Studies Phone: 678-839-6125 or Fax: 678-839-6174
Admission Deadline: Specific dates for Admissions (Undergraduate Only), Financial Aid, Fee Payment, Registration, Start/End of Term Dates, Final Exams, etc. are available in THE SCOOP at http://www.westga.edu/registrar/766.php.
Specific Graduate Admissions Deadlines: