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EdS in Educational Leadership - Character Education

With the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Character Education program, students are offered the chance to change lives by learning to develop character-driven curriculum. See more about Regent University's Ed.S. program here.

Official Program Name:

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Character Education

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Post-master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in Regent University's Educational Leadership program should have a high level of spiritual maturity and strong leadership abilities. Those interested in applying to this program need to have a bachelor's degree and a master's degree. All applicants to Regent should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have other requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University's Educational Leadership program was designed to create leaders who can make a difference in students' lives. Students in this program will have the chance to cultivate leadership skills, develop a curriculum that focuses on moral character, and evaluate current programs to implement new strategies. The Character Education concentration includes coursework in strategic planning, best practices in professional development, and theories of character. All of these topics are presented through the lens of 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 - Character Education Program:

Regent asks students to complete 31 credit hours to graduate, including two residencies on the campus at Virginia Beach. 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)

  • Foundations of Character Education Programs
  • Character Education: Foundations, Theories, & Philosophy
  • Character Education: Curriculum & Instruction
  • Advanced Study of Best Practices in Character Education
  • Strategic Planning & Program Evaluation
  • Supervision & Professional Development

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who go through the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership program and the Character Education concentration may have the necessary leadership and curriculum design skills to work as administrators in higher education.

Other potential positions include:

  • Professor/Teacher
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Character Education Consultant

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