Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership

  • Degree Requirements (72 credits)

    • 27 credits core requirements
    • 18 research/dissertation credits
    • 2 required summer one-week residencies
    • 27 elective or transfer credits with no more than 12 credits at the master’s level.
        

    Core Requirements (27 credits)

    ED 701 Introduction to Advanced Graduate Scholarship and Leadership (3)

    ED 727 Educational Law and Policy: Historical, Political and Global Perspective (3)

    ED 735 Social Justice, Culture, Diversity and Ethical Practice for Educational Leaders (3)

    ED 740 Fiscal Management for Educational Growth and Change (3)

    ED 767 Organization and Administration of Educational Leadership (3)

    ED 772 Instructional Models for Leaders and Learners (3)

    ED 782 Emerging Issues in Supervision and Administration (3)

    ED 783 Strategic Assessment and Accountability in Education (3)

    ED 785 Building a Compassionate Community of Scholars (3) [1st Summer residency requirement]

    Required Research/Dissertation Courses (18 credits)

    ED 704 Quantitative Methods in Academic Research (3)

    ED 705 Qualitative Methods in Academic Research (3)

    ED 795 Research Seminar (3) [2nd Summer residency requirement]

    ED 799 Dissertation (9)

    Electives (27 credits)

    ED 717 Adult Learners (2)

    ED 780 Instructional Models (2)

    ED 788 School Finance and Business Management (4)

    ED 789 School Community Relations (2)

    ED 734 Ethics, Communication, and Leadership (3)

    ED 753 College Student Development (3)

    ED 787 Teaching and Learning at the University Level (3)

    ED 794 Elementary Principal Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 Secondary Principal Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 Superintendent Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 Budget Finance Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 Special Education Director Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 Community Education Director Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 General Leadership Practicum (1-2)

    ED 794 Supervision Practicum (1-2)

    ED 790 Superintendent Seminar (1-3)

    ED 790 Higher Education Seminar (1-3)

    ED 790 Community Education Seminar (1-3)

    ED 790 Special Education Director Seminar (1-3)

    ED 790 Services for Principals Seminar (1-3)

    ED 790 Athletic and Activity Director Seminar (1-3)

    ED 793 Seminar: Higher Education (2)

    CNSA 660 Introduction to Student Affairs and College Counseling in Higher Education (3)

    CNSA 662 Administration of Student Affairs and College Counseling in Higher Education (3)