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Executive Educational Leadership

Bridge the divide between theory and practice while working closely with a network of leaders from across Idaho. This 5 semester Education Specialist degree is an innovative, cohort-based program.  The program schedule is designed to be working-professional friendly and allows you to pursue an advanced degree while still continuing your full-time work. During the academic year, class sessions are conducted one consecutive Friday and Saturday per month, and eight days in the summer months.

Official Degree Name: Education Specialist in Executive Educational Leadership

Degree Type: Education Specialist

Type of Idaho Certification: Idaho Superintendent

In addition, to our superintendent and principal certification programs, Boise State also offers an online option to renew your administrative certificate. The K-12 Professional Development course “Supervision and Evaluation using the Idaho Framework for Teacher Evaluations” is offered for one, two or three credits, and each credit costs $110. The course offers administrators the option to renew their certificate and is available online through a flexible, asynchronous format. Administrators can renew their certificates by earning credits when it is most convenient for their busy schedules and multiple commitments.

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What can I do with this degree?

The Executive Educational Leadership program will prepare candidates for Idaho Superintendent Certification and central office leadership positions. It is designed to meet the needs of mid-career K-12 professionals.This model provides our graduates with the skills, knowledge, and dispositions to make a powerful influence in education policy and practice.

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High Value, High Quality

Earn a graduate degree from one of the Northwest’s top 3 colleges of education for a fraction of the cost.

Boise State stands out for its high-quality and high-value programs. The EdS in Executive Educational Leadership cost per credit is $420. Part-time tuition (6 credits/semester) at $5,040 for both in-state and out-of-state students is an incredible value at one of the Northwest’s top colleges of education.

Source: 2021 US News and World Report

Integrated and Innovative

The program adheres to a cohort model to encourage social and professional support, collaborative learning, improved academic achievement and greater completion rates, and is capped for small class sizes.

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