Choosing to earn your degree from Jones International University® (JIU®) is more than a smart educational choice. It's a smart career choice.
As the nation's first 100% online, fully accredited university, JIU focuses on the needs of working professionals by using programs developed specifically for online learning that provide the tools to be successful — without disrupting work or family obligations.
JIU's mission is to be an active partner in helping you reach your goals through developing skills immediately applicable to your career advancement. JIU has a strong history with educators affiliated with acclaimed universities such as Harvard, MIT and Oxford who have been instrumental in the development, instruction and assessment of our online curriculum.
JIU's Student Support Counseling Team has been developed to provide students with a personalized experience. Every JIU student is assigned a personal counselor who assists them throughout their degree. Students also have Financial Aid Advisors to help find financial aid options that fit a variety of different needs.
The workplace is becoming more competitive every day. That's why JIU program curriculm is built to meet professional expectations and designed exclusively for online learning success. At JIU, The Gold Standard Online University®, you can become the total professional you aspire to be.
Education Specialist Degree:
COMPLETING AN EDUCATION SPECIALIST (EDS) DEGREE prepares candidates for professional practice in various learning environments. Opportunities for individuals with advanced graduate degrees in education include school leadership, organizational training and education, administration of education programs, program and curriculum design in both traditional and computer mediated settings.
The EdS in K-12 Education Leadership is an attractive option should one be interested in a program specialization leading to initial principal/administrator licensure in most states. Many people pursue an EdS in order to meet state or professional requirements for career advancement, including educational leadership, educational administration, higher education/adult continuing education, advanced curriculum and instruction, and technical education. JIU’s advanced and doctoral programs emphasize theory through research that focus on real-life problems and real-life solutions.
The JIU School of Education EdS in K‑12 Education Leadership program requires each student to demonstrate his/her mastery of program content which includes the role of law, governance, public education, or the political, cultural, or economic context as supported by educational research. ELCC Standards will also be mastered through the course curriculum. Thus, students graduating will have developed as critical thinkers, leaders, and researchers.
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