Education Specialist (Ed.S.) Programs

The Fredrikson School of Education offers convenient, affordable Ed.S. degrees for educators who already have a Master’s degree in education and are seeking principal or superintendent licensure. Unique scheduling allows working professionals to participate in these advanced programs.


Ed.S. in Educational Administration/Principal

  • Qualifies educators for SD principal licensure

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Ed.S. in Educational Administration/Superintendent

  • Qualifies educators for SD superintendent licensure

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Ed.S. cohort groups have included educators from South Dakota, Iowa, North Dakota, and Minnesota. Cohorts have included elementary and secondary teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, special education directors, and educators from other specialty areas.