Education Specialist Program (Ed.S.)

The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree program is designed to meet a critical need for educational leaders who can transform education at the PK-12 and community college levels.

The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree is an advanced professional degree program that assists veteran educators to enhance their knowledge of theory and best practice, to acquire skills in interpreting and using educational scholarship and research, and to understand processes of change and leadership in educational settings. The degree program is ideal for educators who seek new skills and new opportunities for leadership and for those seeking the Michigan Central Office Administrator Certificate.

The Education Specialist degree program addresses three distinct yet overlapping areas of study that are essential characteristics for the next generation of leaders in education with transformative leadership, engagement with the community and scholarly practice.

Course Information

Concentration Areas

The Education Specialist degree is a 30-credit hour program of study. It provides candidates with a selection of three areas of concentration.

Contact Information

CEHHS Office for Student Success
262 Fairlane Center South (FCS)

Academic Advisor

Stein Brunvand, Ph.D.


Stein Brunvand, Ph.D.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brunvand please contact:

CEHHS Office of Student Success
phone: 313-593-5090.