If you have a master’s degree but aren’t sure you want to pursue a Ph.D., an Ed.S. may be right for you. Our social constructivist approach and careful faculty mentorship will help you gain knowledge and skills and prepare you for a variety of career paths and future graduate study. The choice is up to you!  You’ll complete your degree with an independent field project and be ready for whatever your future holds!

Degree Overview

The Ed.S. degree leads to recommendation for Class AA Alabama professional educator certification.

Courses in this program are offered on campus and online.

Coursework — 30 hours

  • 15 Hrs – Teaching Field Courses
  • 15 Hrs – Additional Courses*
    • Includes Field Project

*RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality is required if a survey of special education course was not previously completed.

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Ready to join the Auburn Family?

Visit Auburn’s Graduate School homepage for checklists, resources, valuable graduate student information and to begin your application. Please contact department faculty listed above with program-specific questions.

Last updated: 08/30/2023