• EdD Curriculum Overview

    Required Courses: (36 credits)

    • The Learning Organization (4 credits)
    • Educational Foundations (4 credits)
    • Educational Organizations (4 credits)
    • Leadership (4 credits)
    • Frameworks for Inquiry (4 credits)
    • Advanced Inquiry (4 credits)
    • Equity and Social Justice Policy (4 credits)
    • Building Community Seminar (2 credits)
    • Constructivism Seminar (2 credits)
    • Doctoral Writing Seminar (2 credits)
    • Inquiry and Reflection Seminar (2 credits)

    Elective Courses: (16 credits)

    Students tailor their elective series to meet their interests in consultation with an academic advisor. Many elective courses are available online or in low-residency formats in addition to on-campus offerings.

    Common areas of concentration include:

    • Administrative Licensure
    • Creative Writing
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Educational Leadership

    Dissertation: (16 credits)

    This is a series of four advisement experiences (4 credits each) with a primary dissertation advisor and two committee members for the purpose of developing and completing the dissertation.

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