Graduate 2019-2020

Educational Leadership Ed.D.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 64 Credits

See “Educational Leadership Ed.D.”.

Degree Requirements

Educational Leadership Core — 21 hours

ELPS 608Issues in Educational Leadership: Implications for Practice

3

ELPS 666Planning and Change in Education

3

ELPS 667Leadership at the District Level

3

ELPS 751Doctoral Core I

6

ELPS 752Doctoral Core II

6

Specialization Area — 9 hours

Coursework that relates directly to goals as educational leaders (e.g. building level leadership, central office leadership, special education, educational technology).

Field Based Learning — 6 hours

Select one or both of the following courses:

ELPS 606Internship in Educational Leadership

1- 9

ELPS 695Practicum in Educational Leadership

1- 3

Research Core — 12 hours minimum

ELPS 754Research in Educational Leadership

3

SRM 602Statistical Methods I

3

Select research electives from the following courses (or equivalents approved by the doctoral committee) (6 hours):

PSY 674Measurement I: Classical Test Theory

3

SRM 603Statistical Methods II

3

SRM 670Evaluation: Models and Designs

3

SRM 680Introduction to Qualitative Research

3

SRM 700Advanced Research Methods

3

Research Proposal/Dissertation — 16 hours

ELPS 797Doctoral Proposal Research

1- 4

ELPS 799Doctoral Dissertation in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

1-12

Deficiencies or Additional Elective Courses

ELPS 650School Finance and Budgeting

3

ELPS 654Instructional Leadership and Supervision

3

ELPS 660Law and the Administrator

3

ELPS 665Policy Analysis and Development

3

ELPS 670The Principalship: Leadership at the School Site Level

3