Curriculum Sequence

Students will complete a total of 56 credits: 38 core + 12 concentration + 6 electives. The following tables outline the curriculum sequence based on the student’s chosen concentration.


EdD in Educational Leadership with a Higher Education (HE) Concentration

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year One

Intro to QL/QT (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Political and Social Perspectives of Education (3)
Research in Eff Teach (3)

Crit. Research Skills (3)
HE Concentration Class (3)

Year Two

Ethics, Equity & Justice (3)
Educational Stats (3)
Colloquium (1)

HE Concentration Class (3)
HE Concentration Class (3)

HE Concentration Class (3)
HE Elective (3)

Year Three

Adv. Qual OR Adv. QT (3)
Faith and Learning (3)
Colloquium (1)

Dissertation (4)
HE Elective (3)
Dissertation (4)

Transfer Credit: Six credit hours post Master’s can be considered for transfer.


EdD in Educational Leadership with a P-20 Instructional Design and Development (IDD) Concentration

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year One

Intro to QL/QT (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Political and Social Perspectives of Education (3)
Research in Eff Teach (3)

Crit. Research Skills (3)
IDD Concentration Class (3)

Year Two

Ethics, Equity & Justice (3)
Educational Stats (3)
Colloquium (1)

IDD Concentration Class (3)
IDD Elective (3)

IDD Elective Class (3)
IDD Concentration Class (3)

Year Three

Adv. Qual OR Adv. QT (3)
Faith and Learning (3)
Colloquium (1)

Dissertation (4)
IDD Concentration Class (3)
Dissertation (4)

Transfer Credit: Six credit hours post Master’s can be considered for transfer.


EdD in Educational Leadership with a P-12 Administrative Concentration

For candidates COMPLETING Administrative Licensure during their program
(18 credit PreAL or ProAL fulfills 12 credits of concentration + 6 credits of electives)

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year One

Intro to QL/QT (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Political and Social Perspectives of Education (3)
Research in Eff Teach (3)

Crit. Research Skills (3)
Administrative Concentration Class (3)

Year Two

Ethics, Equity & Justice (3)
Educational Stats (3)
Colloquium (1)

Administrative Concentration Class (3)
Administrative Concentration Class (3)

Administrative Concentration Class (3)
Administrative Concentration Class (3)

Year Three

Adv. Qual OR Adv. QT (3)
Faith & Learning (3)
Colloquium (1)
Dissertation (4)
Administrative Concentration Class (3)
Dissertation (4)

Transfer Credit: Previously completed Administrative License program can satisfy the concentration OR it may be completed within the program satisfying the concentration requirement. If already completed, the coursework in year 3 will be shifted to year 2.


EdD in Educational Leadership with a P-12 Administrative Concentration

For candidates TRANSFERRING IN Administrative Licensure at admissions

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year One

Intro to QL/QT (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Political and Social Perspectives of Education (3)
Research in Eff Teach (3)

Faith & Learning (3)
Crit. Research Skills (3)
Colloquium: Admn. License (1)

Year Two

Adv. Qual OR Adv. QT (3)
Educational Stats (3)
Colloquium (1)

Dissertation (4)
Elective Class (3)

Dissertation (4)