University Catalog 2024-2025

Educational Leadership (EdD)

Degree Requirements

Core Courses27
Select a minimum of nine of the following courses:
Contemporary Educational Thought
School Law For the Administrator
Educational Finance
Policy Research in Education
Education and Civil Rights
Politics of P-12 Education
Data Decision Making for School Administrators
Organizational Leadership & Mangement for School Leaders
Evaluation Theory and Practice In Education
Special Topics 1
Special Problems In Education 2
Research Methods and Data Analysis Courses9
Select a minimum of three courses of the following:
Applied Quantitative Methods in Education I
Applied Quantitative Methods in Education II
Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education
Advanced Qualitative Research and Data Analysis in Education
Internship Courses6
Internship In Educational Leadership and Program Evaluation 3
Dissertation Preparation / Writing Courses12
Problems Of Research Design In Education
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Total Hours54

ELP 795 Special Topics may be repeated for credit.


ELP 820 Special Problems In Education may be repeated once for credit.


ELP 851 Internship In Educational Leadership and Program Evaluation must be repeated consecutively.