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Lead the Way Forward With an Education Specialist Degree

Are you ready to contribute more to your learning environment and grow into a higher-level role? Advance as an education leader and problem-solver with an online Education Specialist (EdS) degree from Walden.

Choose from eight education specialist degrees in a variety of disciplines, from learning innovation to special education. Our programs are designed to help you focus your expertise, build your confidence, and gain data-driven skills that promote your professional growth. Leverage your new expertise to expand your career options—or pivot seamlessly into a doctoral program to continue your studies.

The EdS degree is for educators seeking specialized skills to help them further their career and make a greater impact on student success.

Take Education Into the Future

Build a differentiating skill set grounded in learning innovation and leadership.

Apply What You Learn

In your capstone, collaborate with an organization to identify a challenge in education and propose an informed solution.

Set the Stage for Your Future

Master data-driven decision making and leadership skills that can serve you in your career—or in a doctoral program.

Grow Your Network

Join a nationwide community of top educators. Forge meaningful connections that can help you further your career goals.

Education Specialist Programs

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EdS in Early Childhood Education

Walden’s early childhood education specialist program helps you deepen your expertise in creating effective learning environments for young children.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 6/27/2022
Learn more about EdS in Early Childhood Education

EdS in Educational Technology

Harness the power of technology to enhance learning and development with our EdS in Educational Technology program

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 6/27/2022
Learn more about EdS in Educational Technology

EdS in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

With this educational specialist degree, you can master skills to create training, curriculum, instruction, and assessments that meet the needs of diverse learners.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
Learn more about EdS in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

EdS in Special Education

Make a greater impact on the lives of students with exceptionalities—and take your career further—with our EdS in Special Education program.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 6/27/2022
Learn more about EdS in Special Education