Ed.S. in Leadership in Mathematics Education

School of Education

The Educational Specialist in Leadership in Mathematics Education is an online program that will prepare you to become a school-based K-8 math specialist. Grow your teaching career in this high-demand area as you also influence improvement in school mathematics programs. Uniquely grounded in Christian principles, you will be equipped to help your students develop core knowledge of math processes and disciplines as you fulfill the requirements for a Virginia Mathematics Specialist endorsement.

  • Acquire a deep understanding of number systems, geometry, statistics, algebra and discrete math.
  • Understand curriculum & technology trends to help students process and retain critical math skills.
  • Develop coaching and leadership skills to assist both high- and low-achieving students.

Career Opportunities:

  • Mathematics Specialist
  • Mathematics Consultation
  • Mathematics Tutoring

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Delivery Format: Online

Total Credit Hours Required: 35

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Application Process – Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Step 1: Application & Application Fee
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Pay the $50 application fee online during the application process.

Fee Waiver: Attend a graduate School of Education on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts
Regent University's Office of the Registrar is requesting your official transcripts from your degree-granting institution, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's and master's degree program. We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript in order to gain you an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SOE Specialist Application Pieces.

Step 3: Writing Samples

Educational/Professional Paper
Specialist applicants are required to submit a sample of their master’s level work, a paper of at least five pages in length. Individuals that can no longer access their master’s level work may submit a professional writing sample of the same length or may compose an academic paper on an educational topic.

Educational/professional papers should be emailed to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: EDU Post-Masters Application Pieces

Writing Sample
In addition, Specialist applicants must submit a second writing sample which will be evaluated using the ETS Criterion Service. Submit a single criterion writing sample using the directions below. Multiple criterion writing samples will not be considered.

  1. Visit http://criterion.ets.org
  2. Click "Create Account."
  3. Fill in your account information (Access Code: 26KP - QM6A).
  4. Click "Submit."
  5. Click "OK."
  6. Fill in your new User Name and Password under "Returning User."
  7. Click "Sign In."
  8. Click "School of Education" under "Classes."
  9. Choose the "Assignments" tab.
  10. Choose one of the three writing sample topics provided by clicking on "Start Response." You will be provided with the question pertaining to the topic once you begin the timer for the essay.
  11. Click "OK" to acknowledge you are ready to begin your writing sample.
  12. Read the instructions for submitting your essay. Please keep in mind that you have 40 minutes to complete your writing sample and the timer begins as soon as you click "Start Response." You will receive a warning when 10 minutes remain on the timer.

Step 4: Admissions Interview
If an interview is necessary, the admissions office will contact you to schedule an appointment. The interview can be conducted on campus or over the phone and typically takes about an hour.


Important Information

Background Check: Students in endorsement programs are required to complete a background check because the program includes direct contact with students in field experiences. Regent University School of Education has entered into an agreement with Certified Background/Castle Branch (CB), a private vendor that conducts background checks for many universities and educational institutions. After you are admitted into the program, you will be provided instructions set up an online profile with Certified Background and request your background check. Learn more. 

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is:

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) $715

 

Student Fees

Fee Amount
Library Orientation $50
Blackboard Orientation $50
Technology Fee $300 per semester
Parking Fee (On-Campus Students) $100 per semester
Council of Graduate Students Fee $15 for spring & fall semester

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

 

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