School System Leadership, Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Students are required to complete 90 credits, of which 60 must be taken in the program and the remaining 30 must be from a previously earned Master's degree.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
EDUC701Applied Research and Data Based Decision Making for School Leaders3
EDUC702Applied Research Design for Education Leaders3
EDUC703Conducting Library Research for Dissertations2
EDUC704Introduction to Writing the Dissertation in Practice2
EDUC705Education Policy Making and the School Leader4
EDUC740Managing Educational Organizations in a Diverse Society4
EDUC747Advanced Seminar on Instructional Improvement for School Leaders4
EDUC760The Human Dimension in Administration4
EDUC767Seminar on School District Leadership4
EDUC769System Innovation and Transformation4
EDUC888Applied Apprenticeship in Education8
EDUC898Pre-Candidacy Research6
Master's Degree courses30
Dissertation Research Requirements
EDUC899Dissertation of Practice Research12
Total Credits90