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Northwest Missouri State University


Education Specialist

The Department of Educational Leadership offers the Specialist in Education program, which offers study beyond the master's degree for persons preparing for positions in educational administration and supervision. The three areas of specialization are:

The Educational Leadership programs at Northwest have been recognized as innovative and outstanding by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. These programs have also been reviewed and accredited by NCATE and DESE.

Admission Requirements

The Department of Educational Leadership at Northwest Missouri State University has a rich history of producing highly qualified candidates for Missouri school districts.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25
  • Writing assessment/leadership inventory
  • GRE of 750 if less than two years certified teaching experience in an accredited school OR departmental assessment (given locally at no cost)
  • Three letters of reference

Department Contact

Dr. Kristina A. Alexander
Dept. of Educational Leadership
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive/BH 232
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
Phone: 660.562.1768
E-mail: kalex@nwmissouri.edu

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For more information on the specific courses of the program and complete course offering by trimester list please refer to the following links.

For current course offerings, times, and dates please refer to the below link. Be sure to select the correct term/trimester while searching. Type in the five digit course number without dashes into the "Course Number" square and click "Get Class Openings"


Please check CatPAWS frequently for updated course offering dates and times.

To fulfill all requirements for class enrollment, please register at least 3 weeks in advance. Order your books early from the Bearcat Bookstore.