Curriculum

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

Required Core Courses (30 semester hours)
Dynamics of Organizational and Change Theories (3)
Qualitative/Quantitative Research I (3)
Qualitative/Quantitative Research II (3)
Dissertation Experience I (3)
Dissertation Experience II (3)
Dissertation Experience III (3)
Dissertation Experience IV (3)
Preparation for the Dissertation for Presentation & Publication (3)
Human Resource Administration and Collective Bargaining (3)
Servant Leadership (3)

 

Choose one of the following concentrations:

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

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

 

Superintendent Certification (30 semester hours)
Overview of the Superintendency (3)
School Evaluation, Assessment and Accountability (3)
The Superintendency: Politics & Ethics (3)
Administration and Management of Educational Facilities (3)
School District Finance & Business Management (3)
Advanced Legal Issues for School Districts (3)
The Instruction Program (3)
Governance of the School District (3)
The Superintendency Internship I (1-3)
The Superintendency Internship II (1-3)

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

 

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