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Educational Specialist

Upcoming events: Graduate education virtual open house (October 26, 2021, at 3:30 PM)

To inquire about this program:
Lisa Horton| 800.325.0900, ext. 7057 | [email protected]

Program Information

InstructorThe 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.

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.

Saturday Class Meetings

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Summer 2022

August 21

January 8

May 21

August 28 - Online

January 22 - Online

May 28- Online

September 11 - Online

January 29

June 4

September 18

February 5 - Online

June 11 - Online

September 25

February 19

June 18

October 9 - Online

March 5

June 25

October 16

March 12 - Online

July 2 - Online

October 23

March 26

July 9 - Online

November 6 - Online

April 9 - Online

July 16 - Online

November 20

April 23

July 23