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Tier II Education Specialist (Ed. S.) Add-on in Educational Leadership

The University of North Georgia offers an Add-on or Certification Only program for school leaders who have a TIER I certificate, currently serve in a leadership position in a P-12 setting (requiring TIER I certification), and already hold an ED.S. degree or higher in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership or similar degree.

Campus Availability

Gainesville Campus

Quick Info

  • Program runs for 4 consecutive semesters. Each semester contains two courses and a clinical component.
  • Add-on candidates will choose one of the two courses each semester (for a total of 4 courses for the program).
  • All candidates must complete 4 consecutive semesters of performance-based internship requiring 750 contact hours. The internship is 4 semester hours per semester. 
  • Cohort meets on both the Cumming and Gainesville Campus providing both cohorts meet the required minimum.
  • Hybrid format which is a combination of face-to-face classes and online assignments.
  • An electronic portfolio and research projects are part of the assessments for this program.
  • 24 credit hour program.
  • Engaging small groups for an enhanced learning experience.

Program Contact

Dr. James Zoll, Coordinator

Contact: Reginia Samples
5154 Nesbitt - Gainesville Campus

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