Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)

The specialist in education program offers students who have demonstrated superior scholastic ability and special interest and aptitude in certain areas the opportunity to gain a high level of competency in a chosen specialized field for service as instructors, supervisors or administrators. In some cases, the program may serve to advance the candidate toward the doctorate. It should also be noted that the Ed.S program may qualify school personnel for Kentucky's highest salary for teachers if it includes the requirement for a Rank I in the respective fields. Programs of study for the specialist in education are offered in:

Adult and Higher Education,

School Counseling,

Instructional Leadership, and

Curriculum and Instruction.