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Doctor of Education

Doctor of Education Curriculum Requirements

This program requires students to successfully complete 75 credit hours. Beginning Spring Semester 2017, we welcome you to take up to six credits of required courses, no exceptions, as a non-degree seeking student prior to admission. Any hours taken can be transferred into your program of study if you are admitted within four years of taking the courses. All classes are delivered either online or through a blended format. Beginning in Fall 2020, all students are expected to attend a one-day campus orientation during their first fall semester.

Required Courses (75 Credit Hours)

  • EDAD 5720 Leader as Change Agent (3 credit hours)
  • EDAD 5850 Leader as Direction Setter (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5260 Educational Issues in Race, Class, & Gender (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5600 Higher Education Finance (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5630 Advanced Organizational Leadership (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5640 Leadership Development (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5650 Law of Higher Education (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5670 Community College Issues & Leadership (3 credit hours)
  • HIED 5680 Issues in Higher Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDRE 56XX First Research Course (3 credit hours)
  • EDRE 56XX Second Research Course (3 credit hours)
  • EDRE 56XX Third Research Course (3 credit hours)
  • EDRE 5660 Dissertation Prospectus (3 credit hours)
  • PRST 5980 Dissertation Research (6 credit hours)
Course Descriptions Course Schedule
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Reed Scull

Program Coordinator

Education 321

Phone: 307-766-2911



Tiffany J. Le Gal

Office Associate

Education 316

Phone: 307-766-5649


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