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Program of Study

Ed.D. Educational Leadership - 48 Credit Hours Total

Social Justice Studies (9 credit hour total)

  • ELOC 680 (3 cr) Seminar in Ethics and Educational Leadership
  • ELOC 538 (3 cr) The Politics of Education
  • ELOC 537 (3 cr) Advanced Legal, Financial, and Social Issues in Educational Leadership

Higher Education Leadership (18 credit hour total)

  • ELOC 536 (3 cr) Dynamics of Maintaining and Improving "School" Culture
  • ELOC 596 (3 cr) Student Affairs Administration and Student Development*
  • ELOC 597 (3 cr) History, Organization and Operation of Higher Education
  • ELOC 598 (3 cr) Strategic Planning and Marketing in Higher Education
  • ELOC 599 (3 cr) Finance (and Fundraising) in Higher Education
  • ELOC 600 (3 cr) Instructional Leadership and Innovation in Higher Education*
  • ELOC 675 (3 cr) Seminar in Leadership Behavior for Effective Organizations
*Select one of these courses

Field Experiences (3 credit hour elective)

  • ELOC 664 (3 cr) Internship in Educational Leadership Part 1**
**Elective

Research and Assessment (21 credit hour total)

  • ELOC 661 (3 cr) Personnel Assessment and Program Evaluation*; OR
    • ELOC 455 (3 cr) Authentic Assessment
  • ELOC 402 (3 cr) Action Research for Educational Leaders*; OR
    • ELOC 685 (3 cr) Advanced Quantitative Methods; OR
    • ELOC 686 (3 cr) Advanced Qualitative Methods
  • ELOC 689 (3 cr) Dissertation Writing Methods
  • ELOC 540 (3 cr)  Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment**
  • ELOC 534 (3 cr)  Quantitative Research Methods
  • ELOC 535 (3 cr)  Qualitative Research Methods
  • ELOC 690 (3 cr)  Dissertation
  • ELOC 690Y (0 cr)  Continuting Dissertation Registration (Required until graduation for each semester after completion of ELOC 690)
*Select one of these courses
** Elective