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2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education - Adult and Developmental Education Concentration, EdS

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Program Code: EDS_455F
CIP Code: 13.0406

Education Specialist Degree in Higher Education

Admission Requirements: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE or MAT exam scores.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus; Off-Campus cohorts begin periodically and follow a part-time hybrid (mixture of face-to-face and online) format.

Concentration Requirements (12 Hours)

Thesis Option (6 Hours)

Choice of Thesis or Non-Thesis Option

Other Requirements for the EdS in Higher Education

  • Thesis: A thesis is optional for the concentrations in Adult and Developmental Education (455F) and Community College and University Leadership (455G), in lieu of elective courses. A thesis consists of 6 hours spread over a minimum of 2 semesters.
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required; see the program director for specific timeline and requirements for admission to candidacy
  • Comprehensive: During the final term in the program, the student must successfully complete a comprehensive written and oral examination.
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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