Program Profile

Educational Leadership Core (9 hours)
EDEL 800 Advanced Leadership Theory
EDEL 801 Organizational Theory and Behavior
EDEL 830 The Ethics of Leadership

Professional Studies: Higher Education Leadership (24 hours)
EDEL 815 Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness
EDEL 816 Comprehensive Planning in Higher Education
EDEL 834 Research in Education Law
EDEL 841 Higher Education Student Affairs
EDEL 843 Higher Education Academic Affairs
EDEL 844 Administration and Finance in Higher Education
EDEL 846 Policy and Politics in Higher Education
EDEL 850 Internship in Educational Leadership

Ph.D. Research Block (15 hours)
EDUC 810 Foundations of Educational Research
EDUC 811 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods
EDUC 812 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
EDUC 813 Intermediate Quantitative Research Methods OR EDUC 814 Qualitative Research Design
EDUC 815 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods & Design OR EDUC 816 Advanced Qualitative Methods and Analysis

Elective (3 hours)
Student will submit proposal for elective, to be approved by program director, Associate Dean, and doctoral committee chair. Electives should be at the 700 level or above.

Dissertation Block (12 hours)
EDUC 809 Doctoral Seminar One: Scholarly Writing
EDUC 817 Doctoral Seminar Two: Survey of Literature
EDUC 837 Doctoral Seminar Three: Foundational Reading
EDUC 843 Doctoral Seminar Four: Proposal
EDUC 880 Dissertation
TOTAL: 63 Credit Hours

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