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Master of Education (M.Ed.) & Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

A Master of Education (M.Ed.) or an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Idaho College of Education, Health and Human Sciences prepares educators for positions in education administration. The degree places graduates on the forefront of theory, policy and practice needed to guide and lead today's schools.

These degrees are designed for K-12 teachers and administrators who desire to transform schools into high-performing, inclusive and continuous learning communities.

Degrees are available online, in Boise and Coeur d'Alene.

  • EDAD 509 Policy & Politics for Educational Leaders

  • EDAD 513 Administration of Special Education Law

  • EDAD 528 Leading Standard Driven Instruction

  • EDAD 530 Ethical Leadership & Law in Education

  • EDAD 533 Multicultural Diversity & Ed Leadership

  • EDAD 534 The Principalship

  • EDAD 535 School Finance

  • EDAD 570 Foundations of Ed Research

  • EDAD 595 Administration & Supervision of Personnel

  • EDAD 598 Internship (Advisor approval needed)

Total = 30 credit hours.

  • EDAD 571 Ed Leadership in a Global Society

  • EDAD 584 Bargaining/Mediation/Arbitration

  • EDAD 586 Advanced School Finance

  • EDAD 587 The Superintendency

  • EDAD 592 School Community Relations

  • EDAD 593 School Facilities Planning & Maintenance

  • EDAD 594 Theory in Ed Administration

  • EDAD 598 Internship, Central Office

Plus two elective courses and an earned master’s degree in a related field to total a minimum of 60 credit hours in accordance with college, graduate school and university requirements.


Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Boise Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4047

Fax: 208-364-4078


Web: Boise Center


Mailing Address:
University of Idaho CDA Center
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2519

Fax: 208-667-5275


Web: CDA Center