Regent University

EdS in Educational Leadership - Educational Psychology

The Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Educational Psychology program at Regent University allows education professionals the chance to study how humans learn and learn methods for improving their students chances for success. Discover more about this online Education Specialist program here.

Official Program Name:

Education Specialist in Educational Leadership - Educational Psychology

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Excellent leadership skills, a desire to understand human learning, and previous education knowledge or experience are all beneficial traits for students interested in the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Educational Psychology program. A bachelor's and master's degree are also required. All applicants to Regent University should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have other requirements.

Program Description:

In the Education Specialist in Educational Leadership - Educational Psychology program at Regent University, students have the opportunity to study how humans learn, how to assess programs, and how to design learning environments based on this understanding in order to improve academic and behavior success. Students might delve into brain research, principles of motivational development, and data analysis. Coursework touches on themes like decision-making, the interpretation of statistics, and the psychological basis for learning. All of the curricula in this program is presented from the 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 - Educational Psychology:

To get this degree, students must complete 31 credit hours through a wide range of courses and attend two residencies. 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

Educational Psychology Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Advanced Human Learning & Motivational Development
  • Advanced Study of Theories in Learning & Development
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Advanced Research Review in Educational Psychology
  • Culture, Communities, & Education
  • Psychological Underpinnings of Learning

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

When they've completed this Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Educational Psychology program, students might have the leadership abilities, psychological foundations, and research skills to advance into leadership roles within their current organization, or they might seek additional opportunities within schools and communities.

A few potential positions include:

  • Learning & behavior management research expert
  • Dean of students
  • School administrator
  • Social worker consultant
  • School psychologist consultant

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