Administration and Supervision, Ed.S. (State Credential Track, Florida)

This program is designed to prepare fully certified and experienced teachers for educational administration and supervision.

In Florida, graduates of the program may receive a transcript endorsement indicating the completion of a state approved program in Educational Leadership. Candidates must also meet Florida Department of Education requirements for documentation of ESOL training or coursework and passing scores on the three subtests of the Florida Educational Leadership Examination. For more details, visit the Florida Department of Education.

In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admission Requirements, this program requires:

  • A copy of the applicant’s valid and current teaching certificate
  • Two years of teaching experience
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Faculty review
  • A written statement of leadership experience and aspirations: Briefly describe your most significant experience as a leader (formally or informally) and elaborate on how this experience inspired you to pursue a degree in leadership.
  • A written statement of social justice, diversity and equity: Briefly describe a social issue about which you feel deeply committed or passionate. How have you been actively involved with this issue?
  • A written statement of instruction: Briefly describe a significant instructional learning experience you have had in the past year. What date or information drove that learning experience? How did you change? What impact did that change have on students?

Program Details:

  • Requires 30 SH for completion
  • Requires an internship

Required Courses

EDL520Leading Diverse Schools

EDL521Building School Community Partnerships

EDL522Leading Student-Centered Schools

EDL523Navigating School and Special Education Law

EDL524Negotiating and Resolving Conflicts in Education Communities

EDL525Decision-Making for Educational Systems and Organizations

EDL526Realizing Vision through Technical, Human and Financial Resources

EDL527Guaranteeing a Differentiated and Coherent Curriculum

EDL528Maintaining Accountability with Data Use and Program Evaluation

EDL529Improving Instruction through Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development

EDL570Internship Seminar I: Organizing Leadership Competency Demonstrations

EDL571Internship Seminar II: Resume Building and Professional Writing for Educational Leaders

EDL572Internship Seminar III: Demonstrating School Leadership Competence

EDL598Administration and Supervision Internship