Ed.D. Educational Leadership (EdD)

EDD-702Adult Development and Transformative Learning 13
EDD-706Learning Through Experience: Individuals and Organizations 13
EDD-710Leadership, Diversity and Equity 13
EDD-712International Leadership Models 13
EDD-714Leadership and Change 13
EDD-716Practicum in Executive Leadership 13
EDD-720Contemporary Issues in Education 13
EDD-721Education Law and Policy P-12 13
EDD-722Leading Digital Learning and Innovation in Education: Empowered Learners and Organizations 13
EDD-724Organizational Leadership Theory and Research 13
EDD-750Advanced Program Analysis 13
EDD-752Advanced Quantitative Research 13
EDD-754Leadership and Assessment 13
EDD-756Advanced Qualitative Research 13
EDD-801Research Design 13
EDD-802Writing for Professional Publication 13
EDD-803Design-Based Research 13
EDD-804Analyzing and Interpreting Data 13
EDD-THDThesis Defense0
Total Credits54

All courses must be completed with a 'B' or better.

  1. All applicants must have an earned master’s degree in education, business, or related field. Official transcripts are required from each institution in which bachelor’s and master’s level credits were earned.
  2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 out of 4, in a nationally accredited Master’s Program.
  3. Applicants must provide evidence of having taken the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical writing tests of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) within the last five years. Other exams may be considered.
  4. A current resume/curriculum vitae should outline the applicant’s educational background, employment history, professional activities, and other activities that provide support for admission.
  5. Two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s readiness for doctoral study.
  6. A two-page personal statement describing the applicant's preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.
  7. Candidates may be selected for an interview by one or more members of the advisory board to determine the candidate’s level of interest, aptitude, and career goals.
  8.  At or near the time of their interview, candidates may be asked to provide an onsite writing sample to be evaluated by the admission committee.