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Doctorate in K-12 Educational Administration

Ph.D. Program Course Structure

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