Educational Administration - Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)

This 30-semester-hour program of advanced study in educational administration is designed to prepare eligible graduate students for various administrative positions in education. It emphasizes the technical and specialized aspects of administration and includes studies intended to refine the student's competence to deal with more general aspects of educational theory. Within their program of studies, students may complete requirements for the superintendent endorsement. Other licensure requirements may be included in the program. Students should consult their adviser.

More information is available in the NIU Course Catalog.

Financial Aid

There are numerous awards and scholarships that are available for students, some specifically for teacher education. Other aid may be based on financial need, talent, or to members of particular groups. Some web sites that are available at NIU are the College of Education's Scholarship Page, the Scholarship Office, and the Financial Aid Office.


Contact David Snow, Graduate Program Advisor 


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Christine Rienstra Kiracofe

Kelly Summers

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