Applications for the next cohort of Ed.D. students will be accepted in Autumn, 2017 for a start date in June, 2018.
This is a three-year, 97-credit cohort-based program. For those who wish to earn the P-12 Superintendent Certificate, six additional credits are required in order to meet all state competencies; therefore, 103 credits will be required. Courses are offered two full days, Fridays and Saturdays, approximately once per month, 12 months out of the year (four quarters). Students will engage electronically in between face-to-face Friday and Saturday class sessions. On the tab labeled 'Courses' a drop down menu appears. Select 'Course Scheduling' to review the face-to-face class calendar for the current cohort.
The program is designed to address conceptual issues of the roles educational leaders play in leadership, management/administration and political advocacy. In addition, we will help you develop strength in the dimensions of leadership, diversity, accountability and learning.
The program is designed for interdisciplinary learning in the field of educational leadership. Students will work collaboratively in leadership courses focused on systemic change, diveristy and instructional leadership. Students can benefit from cross-disciplinary scholarly discussions. For more discipline specific knowledge, students will choose study areas along disciplinary interests.