Typical Plan of Study and Credit Distribution

The doctorate in educational leadership is delivered using a hybrid cohort model. Courses are sequenced in a plan of study specifically designed to support student learning.

Course Numbers Course Semester Credits
EdLd 793 Focused Research Investigations Semester 1 3
EdLd 747 Organizational Theory and Change/CRT Semester 1 3
EdLd 759 Influences in Assessment of Public Policy Semester 2 3
EdLd 782 Design & Methods in Qualitative Inquiry Semester 2 3
EdLd 734 Professional Development Colloquium 1 Semester 3 3
EdLd 798 Doctoral Internship 1 Semester 3 4
EdLd 792 Quantitative Research methods in Educational Leadership Semester 4 3
EdLd 798 Doctoral Internship 2 Semester 4 4
EdLd 751 Advanced Leadership Ethics Semester 5 3
EdLd 734 Professional Development Colloquium 2 Semester 5 3
EdLd 798 Doctoral Internship 3 Semester 6 4
EdLd 799 Dissertation (with Advisor) Semester 6 + 11
  Elective Credits (or Advanced Standing) Semester 6 + 9
    Total Credits 56