Specialist Programs

Education Specialist (EdS)


Prepares counselors for school counseling positions or for private practice in marriage/family counseling, clinical mental health counseling, and school counseling. Certain areas are CACREP-accredited and/or DOE-approved.

Educational Leadership

Prepares school administrators for K-12 schools.


These degrees prepare one to implement a holistic, personalized, self-paced, hands-on developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children (ages two and one-half-through-six) using the Montessori Method.


These degrees provide teachers with the knowledge and practice to become exemplary reading professionals, who make a difference for their students cognitively, affectively, and academically in literacy through holistic and traditional theoretical views of language and literacy development while embracing an ethic of care.

Specialist in School Psychology (SSP)

Specialist in School Psychology

This degree program is designed for students who wish to work closely with individuals from birth to age 21 in the school environment.