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Doctor of Education Curriculum Requirements

Doctor of Education Program Curriculum Requirements


Core Educational Leadership Courses (26 credit hours)

  • EDAD 5580: Supervised Internship in Educational Administration (2)
  • EDAD 5600: Educational Leader as Manager & Developer of Human Resources (3)
  • EDAD 5650: Educational Leader as Communicator (3)
  • EDAD 5700: Educational Leader for Instruction (3)
  • EDAD 5720: Educational Leader as Change Agent (3)
  • EDAD 5750: Educational Leader for the School Board and Community (3)
  • EDAD 5800: Educational Leader as Resource Manager (3)
  • EDAD 5850: Educational Leader as Direction Setter (3)
  • EDAD 5815: Advanced School Law (3)

Educational Research Courses (9 credit hours – at least 3 credit hours of qualitative research and 3 credit hours of quantitative research)

  • EDRE 5600: Educational Research I:  Descriptive Research (3)
  • EDRE 5610: Educational Research: Group Comparison (3)
  • EDRE 5620: Educational Research: Correlation (3)
  • EDRE 5630: Educational Research:  Multivariate (3)
  • EDRE 5640: Introduction to Qualitative Research (3)
  • EDRE 5645: Phenomenology, Case Study and Grounded Theory in Qualitative Research (3)
  • EDRE 5655: Ethnography and Narrative Inquiry in Qualitative Research (3)
  • EDRE 5670: Mixed Methods Research (3)

Post Comprehensive Examination (9 credit hours)

  • EDRE 5660: Dissertation Prospectus Writing (3)
  • EDRE 5980: Dissertation Research (6)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 44


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