Why ODU for Educational Leadership with Licensure?

This degree is primarily designed for individuals who hold a master's degree in an area of education (aside from educational leadership) and do not have a license in administration supervision PreK-12. Your course work will provide conceptual and theoretical knowledge, as well as practical field experience. 

Our cohort-based online Educational Leadership Education Specialist degree leads to full Commonwealth of Virginia Licensure in Educational Administration and Supervision, Pre-K-12.**

Program themes include:

  • Leadership for school improvement
  • Data analysis and decision making
  • Strategic human resource and fiscal management
  • Establishing and leading professional collaborative communities

** You do not need three years of educational experience to apply to this program. However, to be eligible for an Administration and Supervision preK-12 license in the Commonwealth of Virginia, you must have completed three years of successful, full-time experiences in a public or accredited nonpublic school in an instructional personnel position with licensure as a teacher or school counselor.

This program is not available in the following states: Washington