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 Qual/Quant Research (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Research in Effective Teaching (3)
HE Concentration Class (3)

Political/Social Perspectives of Education (3)
HE Concentration Class (3)

Year Two

Faith and Learning (3)
Ethics, Equity & Justice (3)
Colloquium (1)

Educational Statistics (3)  
HE Concentration Class (3)

Critical Research Skills (3)
HE Concentration Class (3)

Year Three

Advanced Qualitative   or 
Advanced Quantitative (3)
HE Elective Class (3)
Colloquium (1)

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

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


EdD in Educational Leadership with an Instructional Design and Development (IDD) Concentration

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year One

Intro to Qual/Quant Research (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Research in Effective Teaching (3)
IDD Concentration Class (3)

Political/Social Perspectives of Education (3) 
IDD Concentration Class (3)

Year Two

Faith and Learning (3)
Ethics, Equity & Justice (3)
Colloquium (1)

Educational Statistics (3) 
IDD Concentration Class (3)

Critical Research Skills (3) 
IDD Concentration Class (3)

Year Three

Advanced Qualitative   or 
Advanced Quantitative (3)
IDD Elective Class (3)
Colloquium (1)

Dissertation (4)
IDD Elective Class (3)
Dissertation (4)

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


EdD in Educational Leadership with an 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 Qual/Quant Research (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Research in Effective Teaching (3)
Pre/Pro Concentration Class (3)

Political/Social Perspectives of Education (3)  
Pre/Pro Concentration Class (3)

Year Two

Faith and Learning (3)
Ethics, Equity & Justice (3)
Colloquium (1)

Educational Statistics (3)  
Pre/Pro Concentration Class (3)

Critical Research Skills (3)   
Pre/Pro Concentration Class (3)

Year Three

Advanced Qualitative   or 
Advanced Quantitative (3)
Pre/Pro Concentration Class (3)
Colloquium (1)

Dissertation (4)
Pre/Pro 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 an Administrative Concentration

For candidates TRANSFERRING IN Administrative Licensure at admissions

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year One

Intro to Qual/Quant Research (3)
Leadership Core (3)
Colloquium (1)

Research in Effective Teaching (3) Educational Statistics (3)

Political/Social Perspectives of Education (3)
Critical Research Skills (3) Colloquium: Admin Lic (1)

Year Two

Faith and Learning (3)
Advanced Qualitative or
Advanced Quantitative (3)
Colloquium (1)

Dissertation (4)
Elective Class (3)

Dissertation (4)