Administration & Supervision (Ed.S.) - Educational Leadership

Administration & Supervision (Ed.S.) - Educational Leadership

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

his degree is only for licensed educators pursuing an endorsement in Administration. In order to pursue the culminating internship and advanced endorsement, candidates must document (a) an active, renewable teaching or school counseling license; and (b) one year of full-time contractual teaching or school counseling experience completed under a license. Three years of experience and passage of relevant licensure tests are required in order to apply for the endorsement. Candidates not seeking a licensure endorsement in Administration should considera non-licensure Educational Leadership degree. Please refer to the Advising Guide. Candidates outside VA should consult their state licensure regulations and also see

Administration & Supervision Core Courses
EDAS 743Executive Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction3
EDAS 747Advanced Educational Law 13
EDAS 748School District Finance and Organizational Management3
EDUC 701Advanced Learning Theory and Research3
EDUC 730Issues & Trends in Learning Technologies3
Total Hours15

Intensive format optional

Educational Leadership Cognate
EDAS 740Leadership Principles and Ethics3
EDAS 741Theories of Educational Leadership 13
EDAS 742Educational Leadership and Public Relations3
Total Hours9

Intensive format optional

Gate Courses
EDGT 689School of Education Gate 1 – Graduate Advanced Licensure0
EDGT 691School of Education Gate 2 – Graduate Advanced Licensure0
EDGT 692School of Education Gate 3 – Graduate Advanced Licensure0
Total Hours0
Field Experience Courses
EDAS 588Practicum I – School Administration0
EDAS 688Practicum II – School Administration0
EDAS 699Internship3
Total Hours3
Research Capstone
EDUC 798Advanced Research and Writing 13
Total Hours3

EDUC 798 Advanced Research and Writing (3 c.h.) should be completed before enrollment in EDAS 699 Internship (3 c.h.)

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level 
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than one grade of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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