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Doctor of Education, Ed.D.
To successfully complete the program, a student must complete the core courses and the required courses for either the curriculum and instruction or educational leadership concentration. The student may choose to complete all courses (up to a total of 68 credit hours). A student may graduate after completing one concentration and continue in the remaining concentration courses following program completion and have these courses reflected on the official University transcript.
Ed.D. Core Curriculum
Students should review catalog course descriptions for any course prerequisites before registration. Students are not allowed to register for a course unless they satisfy all course prerequisites.
|Intro to Doctoral Studies, Phi and Ethic
|Principles of Educational Research
|Current/Hist Theorist/Rsch in Education
|Global Issues/Pedagogy/Educ Policy
|Stat Mthds of Inquiry/Quantitive Design
Curriculum and Instruction
|Emerging Instructional Strategies
|Current Trends/Curriculum & Instruction
|Eval Ed Prog /Profes Staff Dev
|Perspectives in Leadership
|Educational Law and Policy
|School Finance/Budgeting Facilities/Plan
Related Elective Courses
Choose 3 hours from the following courses, or similar doctoral level courses, or student/advisor designed courses, or combination, upon approval of Director. The 3-hour elective requirement is waived for students who complete the M.Ed./Ed.D. pathway.
|Culture & Commun Travel Prog
|Seminar: Professional Conference
|Emp 1 Issues/Prob Field Study
|Emp II Cur Res Pol Law Field of Study
|Emp III Synthesis/Pub Field Study
Students must complete 9 hours minimum of dissertation coursework.
Continuous enrollment in the dissertation course is required until the course is completed.
Total Hours (36/48)
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