Missouri State University

Counseling, Leadership,
and Special Education

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Specialist in Education, Educational Administration Graduate Program

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Developing your career through advanced certification

Our department offers advanced certification through the specialist in educational administration program. Our specialist degree is based on 61-64 hours beyond the baccalaureate, and is offered in the following emphasis areas:

Our specialist program fulfills the standards established by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for secondary principals, and emphasis of the program is on the practical aspects of principalship.