U.S. News and World ReportDegree: Education Specialist
Program: School Superintendent
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 33 credit hours - 69 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online

Prerequisites: Must hold a Master's degree in related educational field and an administrative certificate.

Degree Program: The degree is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 69 semester hours of credit beyond the baccalaureate degree.


Required Courses (27 hours)
EDAD 940 - Administrative Theory
EDAD 944 - Seminar in Educational Administration
EDAD 955 - The School Administrator & the Law
EDAD 956 - School/Community Relations
EDAD 957 - Public School Finance
EDAD 958 - Educational Facility Planning
EDAD 991 - Field Study (May enroll for an additional 3 hours for extended research.)
EDAD 998 - Internship
EDAD 992 - The Executive Administrator

Suggested Electives (6 hours) Appropriate courses selected with the consent of the advisor.
EDAD 832 - Current Issues in Education
EDAD 833 - EDAD Assessment Leadership
EDAD 842P - Administration in Special Education
EDAD 875 - Activities Director
EDAD 895 - School Improvement
EDAD 945 - Independent Readings
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Application Process: All applications are completed electronically. There are multiple steps to the application process. How do I get started?

Course Material Required:

All courses are accessed through Blackboard and a high-speed Internet connection is required.

Also needed: Microsoft Office suite. Once a student, you can order this program package from UNK Technology Store at a discounted student rates.

Books are required in most courses. Most books be ordered through UNK campus bookstore, The Antelope Bookstore or on Amazon.

Contact Information:

Program Contact: Mike Teahon
Department: Educational Administration
Phone: 308-865-8844
Address: College of Education, Room B149, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849