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EdS in Educational Leadership - Adult Education

The Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Adult Education degree program offers students a chance to develop leadership and educational design skills for the adult learner. Find out more about Regent University's program here.

Official Program Name:

Education Specialist in Educational Leadership - Adult Education

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students thinking about enrolling in the Education Specialist in Educational Leadership - Advanced Educational Leadership program should have a strong Christian faith and a desire to navigate difficult educational issues. Bachelor's and master's degrees are required for those applying to this program. Applicants to all of Regent University's programs should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have other requirements.

Program Description:

For students in Regent University's Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Adult Education program, there's the chance to prepare for a career at administrative levels of adult education. Students have the opportunity to learn leadership skills and ways to create innovative learning environments. Coursework involves topics such as organizational change, adult learners, decision making, and strategic planning. All of these subjects are explored from a Christian worldview.

Learning Format:

Online (with required residency)

Program Length:

31 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Adult Education:

To earn this degree, Regent University asks students to complete 31 credit hours of coursework. This curriculum includes brief residencies at the Virginia Beach campus. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (13 credits)

  • Advanced Theory & Practice of Leadership, Communication, & Organizations
  • Residency I
  • Residency II
  • Christian Worldview for Educators
  • Data-Driven Decision Making

Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Strategic Planning & Program Evaluation
  • The Adult Learner
  • Organizational & Institutional Change
  • Three additional courses from any Ed.S. concentration

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Regent University built the curriculum in this Education Specialist program to give students the leadership and planning skills they might need for advanced leadership roles in education.

Graduates from this program might consider positions such as these:

  • Higher education administrator
  • School superintendent
  • Professor/teacher
  • Educational policy designer

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