Coastal Carolina University

Specialist in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)


100 Chanticleer Drive E,

Conway, SC 29528

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Specialist in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Specialist in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.) degree is a rigorous and challenging program ‌that is fast-paced. Successful completion is contingent on being highly-motivated and able to balance professional and personal commitments with the demands of graduate coursework. Computer literacy consisting of the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, the internet, and course management software is central to student success and coursework. As a result, access to high-speed internet connections, a webcam, and contemporary computing equipment are required.

The Specialist in Educational Leadership degree program requires completion of 33 semester hours of graduate work. The program uses a hybrid approach of hybrid and online courses. It is expected that students who successfully complete the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership degree program will qualify for licensure as a school superintendent in South Carolina or will occupy key leadership positions in the school system (e.g., assistant superintendents, professional development specialists, program directors) and be committed to improving student achievement.‌‌


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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