Education Specialist in Learning Analytics K-12

If you are interested in a graduate-level specialization involving K-12 learning analytics, but do not want to pursue a doctoral degree or write a dissertation, Northcentral University’s Education Specialist (EdS) degree program with a specialization in Learning Analytics may be a great fit for you. NCU’s online graduate degree program will immerse you in key areas of analytics, including data collection systems, identifying relevant data and the proper dissemination and utilization of the data to help improve learning outcomes.

This 18-credit program specialization focuses on identifying early and prominent foundations of learner analytics, and learning about proven theories, leading experts, and useful best practices and their application in K-12 education.

Students will develop an understanding of the components of datum, data mining, different types of data analytics and the tools needed to extract and analyze data. Exploring the difference between academic and learning analytics, understanding the role of technology examining data integrity and the secure use and storage of data are also key elements of this program.

At A Glance

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
EdS 33 11 18 months View Course Catalog

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Education Specialist Program Learning Outcomes
  • Develop skills to support educational practices across diverse instructional and organizational settings.
  • Communicate with diverse audiences about educational theories, research, and practices.
  • Analyze professional skills, dispositions, and technology options for learning and educating diverse groups.
  • Apply evidence-based solutions for addressing educational, organizational, and societal issues.
  • Analyze current research, theories, and instructional practices in educational and organizational environments.

*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

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