Curriculum

Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Curriculum – Twenty courses (60 post-masters semester hours)

Required Core Courses (30 semester hours)
EDEL 800 Dynamics of Organizational and Change Theories (3)
EDEL 809 Qualitative/Quantitative Research I (3)
EDEL 810 Qualitative/Quantitative Research II (3)
EDEL 812 Dissertation Experience I (3)
EDEL 813 Dissertation Experience II (3)
EDEL 814 Dissertation Experience III (3)
EDEL 816 Dissertation Experience IV (3)
EDEL 817 Preparation for the Dissertation for Presentation & Publication (3)
EDEL 845 Human Resource Administration and Collective Bargaining (3)
EDEL 855 Servant Leadership (3)

 

Choose one of the following concentrations:

Stewardship, Leadership & Learning (30 semester hours)
EDEL 815 An Overview of Stewardship and Leadership (3)
EDEL 821 Evaluation & Accountability: Defining Organizational Success (3)
EDEL 826 Leadership, Politics and Ethics (3)
EDEL 831 Using Facilities to Fulfill the Mission (3)
EDEL 837 Stewardship of Resources (3)
EDEL 841 Legal, Moral and Ethical Issues (3)
EDEL 851 Promoting Learning in the Organization (3)
EDEL 861 Ethical Governance of the Organization (3)
EDEL 872 Experiential Leadership Projects I (1-3)
EDEL 873 Experiential Leadership Projects II (1-3)

Optional if needed:
EDEL 818 Dissertation Experience: Advanced (3)
This course may be taken and repeated as needed to complete the dissertation.

 

Superintendent Certification (30 semester hours)
EDEL 811 Overview of the Superintendency (3)
EDEL 820 School Evaluation, Assessment and Accountability (3)
EDEL 825 The Superintendency: Politics & Ethics (3)
EDEL 830 Administration and Management of Educational Facilities (3)
EDEL 835 School District Finance & Business Management (3)
EDEL 840 Advanced Legal Issues for School Districts (3)
EDEL 850 The Instruction Program (3)
EDEL 860 Governance of the School District (3)
EDEL 870 The Superintendency Internship I (1-3)
EDEL 871 The Superintendency Internship II (1-3)

Optional if needed:
EDEL 818 Dissertation Experience: Advanced (3)
This course may be taken and repeated as needed to complete the dissertation.

 

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