Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership and Coaching2021-10-12T20:17:52+00:00

Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership and Coaching

Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership and Coaching

About the Program

The Education Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership and Coaching is designed to give students an essential understanding of the advanced research, theory, and assessment skills that will further students’ graduate studies in education while providing an opportunity to specialize in more advanced roles in Teacher Leadership and Coaching. Students will be able to take educational leadership courses that will prepare them with leadership principles and values, as well as important skills in public relations and conflict resolution in their chosen area.

Benefits of the program:

  • 100% online
  • Complete the program in a year
  • Curriculum tied to real-world applications
  • Enhance and advance professional knowledge in Teacher Leadership
  • Career advancement
  • Possible qualification for advanced salary classifications within the K-12 sector
  • Preparation for doctoral program

Specific Admissions Requirements

  • Students wishing to enroll in the online graduate program need to meet all criteria established by our graduate school as listed in the Graduate School Catalog in addition to:
    • A Masters degree in education or related field
    • A 3.0 overall GPA in graduate course work
    • Minimum of 3 years of teaching and/or leadership experience
    • 3 references with contact information
    • Statement of Professional Goals

Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership and Coaching (online degree coursework)

Course NumberCourse TitleHours
EDU 601Leading the Future of Education3
EDU 610Introduction to Research Design in Education3
EDU 611Curriculum Design to Promote Social Change3
EDU 612Data Driven Instruction and Assessment3
EDU 614Transforming Practice Through Coaching3
EDU 615Instructional Leadership, Coaching, and Evaluation3
EDU 616School, Family, and Community Engagement3
EDU 617Teaching and Learning with Emerging Technologies3
EDU 618Evidence-Based Action Research for School Improvement3
EDU 620Capstone Field Experience and Electronic Portfolio3
Total Program Hours30
Christine J. Christianson
Director of Teacher Education
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Beckham Hall Room 107
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Ryan Bates
Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., Bellarmine University
M.A., DePaul University
Ph.D., DePaul University
Wendy Farr
Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.A., Franklin Pierce College
M.Ed., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Find Out More

For further information: ferrumgoes@ferrum.edu

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