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Educational Specialist

Program Information

The Educational Specialist degree program is a 30-semester hour program designed to extend and expand the student's level of professional competence beyond that attained through the master's level program, to bring the student up to date on matters relevant to the field of specialization, to enable the student to read and understand research in the field of specialization, to apply relevant research findings to professional activities, to stimulate the student to assume a leadership role in the specialty, and to prepare the student in that role. Students may transfer in a maximum of six (6) credit hours toward degree requirements.

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Programs are available in the following:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Educational Leadership

Applicants must hold a master's degree from an accredited institution.

*The Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Instructional Leadership concentrations are hybrid design programs.

Program Design

Lincoln Memorial University offers EdS classes at our Knoxville, TN (Cedar Bluff) extended campus site.

2022 Academic Year - Saturday Class Meetings

Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022

January 15

Class 1

May 21

Class 1

August 20

Class 1

January 22

Online 1

May 28

Online 1

August 27

Class 2

January 29

Class 2

June 4

Class 2

September 10

Online 1

February 5

Online 2

June 11

Online 2

September 17

Class 3

February 19

Class 3

June 18

Class 3

September 24

Class 4

March 5

Class 4

June 25

Class 4

October 8

Online 2

March 12

Online 3

July 2

Online 3

October 15

Class 5

March 26

Class 5

July 9

Online 4

October 29

Online 3

April 9

Online 4

July 16

Class 5

November 5

Online 4

April 23

Class 6

July 23

Class 6

November 19

Class 6

 

Contact Us

To inquire about this program, please contact Lisa Horton by phone at 800.325.0900, ext. 7057 or by email at [email protected].