Graduate Faculty members who have the doctorate and are in Group II graduate faculty status may serve as chairperson of advisory committees for students pursuing the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.).
The committee's responsibilities shall include: the determination of deficiencies; the acceptability of previous graduate work; the approval of the candidate's program of study; the approval of the original project or research paper; and the conduct of a final examination.The Program of Study
The student must complete ESRM 5393 Statistics in Education and Health Professions and must fulfill the requirements of the Ed.S. program core.
Prior to completion of nine (9) semester hours, the student, in cooperation with the major advisor and the Advisory Committee, should develop a specific Program of Study.Minimum Requirements on the Program of Study
Cognate/Non-specialization Hours (9 hours CIED courses)
CIED 6013 Curriculum Development
CIED 6603 Multicultural Education
CIED 5633 Analysis of Instruction
Specialization Hours (18 hours)
Hours in the area of specialization
Specialist Project (3 hours)
CIED 680v Ed.S. Project (3 hours)
Total hours minimum: 33 hours in addition to the master degree
Transfer of credit is not accepted for the Ed.S.
The last 30 hours of the program must be completed within a period of six years from the date of the Declaration of Intent.
CIED requires a 3.25 GPA for the Ed.S. Degree program on all work presented as part of their degree programs.