Leadership and Organizational Development

Leadership and Organizational Development

Education Specialist

The Ed.S. Leadership and Organizational Development program is designed for those individuals who already possess a Master’s Degree and are interested in leadership roles within higher education, community and organizational development, or business. The program would be utilized by those candidates who desire to enter the NNU doctoral programs and have a desire to pursue coursework and a degree within leadership and organizational development.

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Contact
  • (208) 467-8492
  • gradeducationinfo@nnu.edu
  • 100% Online
  • Program Utilizes set courses to plan schedules ahead of time.
  • Students may complete this 30-33 credit program in less than 22 months.
  • Program for those seeking to enter the NNU Doctoral Program.

Ed.S. Leadership and Organizational Development

The Ed.S. Leadership and Organizational Development program is designed for those individuals who already possess a Master’s Degree and are interested in leadership roles within higher education, community and organizational development, or business. The program would be utilized by those candidates who desire to enter the NNU doctoral programs and have a desire to pursue coursework and a degree within leadership and organizational development.

Program Design

Designed to fit the schedule of a working professional, this online program utilizes set courses which allows students to plan their schedules ahead of time and allows them to continue working full-time in their position while completing the program. Students typically complete the program in less than 22 months depending on the chosen cognate.

This program includes a 150 hour internship supervised by an administrator within the organization/institution. This internship must be approved by the chosen organization/institution as well as the NNU program director. 

Each candidate’s study plan would be individualized to meet their needs and interests through a series of electives (9 credits) that result in a cognate from: Education, Business, or Religion.

Program Start Dates

Classes begin every 8 weeks, and new students may join throughout the year. 

Required Courses

EDUC8000 Orientation: Graduate Education (0)
EDUC7556 Conceptual Statistics & Applications for Educators (3)
EDUC7575 Legal and Financial Issues in Education (3)
EDUC7584 Data Driven Decision Making (3)
EDUC8671 Educational Change: A Historical Perspective (3)
EDUC8675 Public Relations and Marketing for Schools (3)
EDUC8679 Leadership & Organizational Development Seminar (3)
EDUC____ Educational Leadership Elective (3)
Cognate Elective #1 (3)
Cognate Elective #2 (3)
Cognate Elective #3 (3)

Total Credits: A minimum of 30 semester credits are required. 

Degree Details

Education Specialist

Offered Online

$535 per credit - See All Tuition & Fee Info

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