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Department of Educational Administration

Doctorate in K-12 Educational Administration

Courses

Core Course Experiences in K-12 Educational Administration

The Entry Year core program occurs on Saturdays. EAD 920, 922 and 923 are taught in a sequence.

EAD 920 Political Economy of Schooling Fall of Entry Year Saturday morning 3.0
EAD 922 Analyzing Educational Systems Fall-Winter of Entry Year Saturday morning 3.0
EAD 923 Organizing for Learning Winter-Spring of Entry Year Saturday morning 3.0

9 Semester Hours

Required Research/Inquiry Coursework

At minimum, doctoral students take 12 credits of research coursework. Additional methods classes may be necessary for particular research.

CEP 930 Educational Inquiry Offered Fall and Spring check current listings 3.0
CEP 932 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research Offered most semesters check current listings 3.0
EAD/TE 931 or EAD 955 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research or Field Methods Offered most semesters check current listings 3.0
EAD 995 Research Practicum Offered Fall and Spring 3.0

Minimum 12 Semester Hours

Selectives/Concentration

With their advisor and guidance committee, students plan focused studies aligned to individual research interests.

University wide options Studies in administration, leadership, development of school organizations and systems, finance, policy and practice or other area Taken in Years 1 – 3 Variable
EAD 990/994 Independent Study or Field Experiences/Internships suited to students concentration area Taken in Years 1 – 3 Variable

Minimum 12 Semester Hours

Dissertation

EAD/CEP 999 Dissertation Credits (Minimum 24 Semester Hours; Maximum 30 Semester Hours)
Minimum Total Program Credit 61 Semester Hours