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Online Educational Specialist Programs

Choose from a variety of Ed.S. online programs at Northwest. Each postgraduate degree program enables you to advocate for the well-being of all learners and build a sustainable, productive partnership with your community to promote school-wide improvement.

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Why choose a Northwest Ed.S. online program?

  • 100% online coursework: Study at your own pace, whenever and wherever it works best for you.
  • High-quality instruction: We strive to keep our online classes small so we can maximize the personal attention each student receives.
  • AAQEP accredited: Northwest Missouri State University is a leader in providing educational opportunity and access.

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Which online program is right for you?

POST-GRADUATE DEGREE

Educational Specialist – Educational Diagnostician

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,570 Total Tuition

The Ed.S. – Educational Diagnostician gives post-graduate students the opportunity to become certified psychological examiners in Missouri. Courses will build your knowledge for assessing students, discovering their unique learning needs, collaborating with others to create ideal learning environments for them and tracking their growth over time.

The culminating capstone project includes the creation of an evaluation plan and report you can use to showcase your expertise in the field. You will finish with qualifications needed for becoming a School Psychological Examiner, Academic Assessment Specialist or Educational Diagnostician.

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POST-GRADUATE DEGREE

Educational Specialist – Educational Leadership K-12

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,570 Total Tuition

Renew your love for teaching and transition into a position as a school leader. This online Educational Specialist – Educational Leadership K-12 degree prepares you to succeed as a school principal and provides opportunities to earn a higher salary. With curriculum built for licensed teachers who have earned a master's degree, this Ed.S. builds upon your abilities as an educator and teaches you to improve collaboration with faculty and community members, effectively manage resources and develop partnerships. You will learn valuable skills to support the development of a positive school culture conducive for student learning and supportive of professional growth for staff members.

Northwest is renowned for exceptional education programs and online courses are taught by the same respected faculty who teach on campus. This nationally accredited program prepares you to reach your full potential as a school leader and to earn your Principal Certification.

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POST-GRADUATE DEGREE

Educational Specialist – Superintendent

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,570 Total Tuition

Our Educational Specialist - Superintendent program enhances your ability to think critically and insightfully as a leader in education. This post-graduate degree is the natural progression for those who want to make a difference as a superintendent. You will learn how to build and sustain partnerships with communities and public/private sectors to promote school improvement, while advocating for the needs and priorities of students and families in your district. Profession-based field work is embedded in the course requirements to help you graduate with experience and confidence.

Northwest is renowned for exceptional education programs. Our online courses are taught by the same respected faculty who teach on campus. This nationally accredited program prepares you to qualify for certification as a superintendent and/or earn your Career Administration Certificate.

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POST-GRADUATE DEGREE

Educational Specialist – Generalist

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,570 Total Tuition

Enhance your credentials and increase your earning potential as an education professional. The highly individualized Ed.S. – Generalist online program features electives from a variety of leading-edge topics, allowing your degree to be shaped to meet your professional interests and goals.

In this flexible Ed.S. program, learn from our award-winning faculty as you study school buildings and equipment, school personnel, and writing and interpreting educational literature and statistics. Plus, you will gain a foundation in the functions and responsibilities of superintendency. No internship is required. This program does not lead directly to any licensure or certification and does not upgrade administrative licenses.

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Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)

Northwest Missouri State University is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and is recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education™ (DESE) and the Higher Learning Commission.

Educational Specialist – Educational Diagnostician

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $419 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/12/24 Start class: 8/26/24

The Ed.S. – Educational Diagnostician gives post-graduate students the opportunity to become certified psychological examiners in Missouri. Courses will build your knowledge for assessing students, discovering their unique learning needs, collaborating with others to create ideal learning environments for them and tracking their growth over time.

The culminating capstone project includes the creation of an evaluation plan and report you can use to showcase your expertise in the field. You will finish with qualifications needed for becoming a School Psychological Examiner, Academic Assessment Specialist or Educational Diagnostician.

Educational Specialist – Educational Leadership K-12

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $419 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/12/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Renew your love for teaching and transition into a position as a school leader. This online Educational Specialist – Educational Leadership K-12 degree prepares you to succeed as a school principal and provides opportunities to earn a higher salary. With curriculum built for licensed teachers who have earned a master's degree, this Ed.S. builds upon your abilities as an educator and teaches you to improve collaboration with faculty and community members, effectively manage resources and develop partnerships. You will learn valuable skills to support the development of a positive school culture conducive for student learning and supportive of professional growth for staff members.

Northwest is renowned for exceptional education programs and online courses are taught by the same respected faculty who teach on campus. This nationally accredited program prepares you to reach your full potential as a school leader and to earn your Principal Certification.

Educational Specialist – Superintendent

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $419 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/12/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Our Educational Specialist - Superintendent program enhances your ability to think critically and insightfully as a leader in education. This post-graduate degree is the natural progression for those who want to make a difference as a superintendent. You will learn how to build and sustain partnerships with communities and public/private sectors to promote school improvement, while advocating for the needs and priorities of students and families in your district. Profession-based field work is embedded in the course requirements to help you graduate with experience and confidence.

Northwest is renowned for exceptional education programs. Our online courses are taught by the same respected faculty who teach on campus. This nationally accredited program prepares you to qualify for certification as a superintendent and/or earn your Career Administration Certificate.

Educational Specialist – Generalist

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $419 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/12/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Enhance your credentials and increase your earning potential as an education professional. The highly individualized Ed.S. – Generalist online program features electives from a variety of leading-edge topics, allowing your degree to be shaped to meet your professional interests and goals.

In this flexible Ed.S. program, learn from our award-winning faculty as you study school buildings and equipment, school personnel, and writing and interpreting educational literature and statistics. Plus, you will gain a foundation in the functions and responsibilities of superintendency. No internship is required. This program does not lead directly to any licensure or certification and does not upgrade administrative licenses.

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