EdS Specializations

Focus your post-Master’s education with a specialized EdS from Northcentral University.

The EdS program will help you develop expertise in a specialized field of inquiry through a graduate education experience that emphasizes reflective practice and is both intellectually stimulating and professionally relevant. The program requires 33 credit hours split between required foundation courses, specialization courses and a final capstone course. Each course is designed to help facilitate your acquisition of sound principles and techniques essential to working effectively in a wide range of instructional or organizational settings.

Choose one of the following EdS specializations to tailor your education to match your personal and professional interests and goals.

Click each specialization area for more information.

Curriculum and Teaching

Early Childhood Education

Educational Leadership


English as a Second Language

Global Training and Development

Instructional Leadership

International Education

Leadership in Higher Education

Organizational Leadership

Special Education

Sports Management

If you have any questions about the Northcentral Education Specialist programs, or would like to learn more, please do not hesitate to contact us. Simply click Live Chat or call 1-866-776-0331 today for more information



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Support Services

We want you to feel challenged in your degree program, but at the same time, know that the help and support you need—including academic, technical and financial services—are never more than a phone call or email away. For example, our Help Desk/IT Support team is available at 1-888-327-2877 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that we can accommodate students in different time zones around the world.


Earning a degree is an investment—no matter what your level of education. NCU respects your investment by offering competitive, inclusive tuition rates that help keep your education costs simple. Visit our Tuition page to learn more about our competitively priced programs.

Student Resources

Take advantage of valuable online resources as a Northcentral student, including an online research library, Writing Center, time management training, Smarthinking, and more! Visit our Resources page for more information.


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