• Doctorate in Leadership Degree Plan


    Leadership Core - 24 credit hours

    LDSP 7310 Leadership Models
    LDSP 7315 Strategic Planning
    LDSP 7325 Leadership through the Ages
    LDSP 7330 Servant Leadership
    LDSP 7340 Ethical Decision-Making in Leadership

    Summer Residencies

    LDSP 7320 Organizational Leadership
    LDSP 7335 Trends in Leadership
    LDSP 7345 Leadership in a Global and Cultural Context

    Research Courses - 15 credit hours

    EDUC 7330 Introduction to Research and Design
    EDUC 7334 Quantitative Design, Statistics, and Analysis
    EDUC 7338 Qualitative Design and Analysis
    EDUC 8310 & 8320 Dissertation Project - 6 hours
    EDUC 8225 Continuous Enrollment for Dissertation Project - 2 hours (taken and repeated as needed to complete dissertation/professional project)

     

    Students choose one of the following concentrations:

    Concentration: Educational Leadership in Superintendency - 18 credit hours
    EDAD 7320 The School Superintendency, Politics, and Policy
    EDAD 7330 Instructional Development, School Improvement, and Practicum
    EDAD 7340 Public School Finance and Practicum
    EDAD 7350 Educational Facility Planning, Development, and Practicum
    EDHE 7320 Pedagogy and Program Design in Higher Education
    EHDE/EDAD 7345 Critical Issues in Education

    Concentration: Educational Leadership in the Health Care Professions - 18 credit hours
    EDHE 7320 Pedagogy and Program Design in Higher Education
    EDHE 7330 Business Management and Finance in Higher Education
    EDHE 7325 Assessment in Higher Education
    EDHP 7335 Principles and Practice of Evidence-based Health Care
    EDHP 7340 Current Trends & Issues in Health Care Professions Education
    EDHP 7345 Political & Regulatory Influences on Health Care Professions Education

    Concentration: Higher Education Leadership Courses - 18 credit hours
    EDHE 7320 Pedagogy and Program Design in Higher Education
    EDHE 7325 Assessment in Higher Education
    EDHE 7330 Business Management and Finance in Higher Education
    EDHE 7335 Legal Aspects of Higher Education
    EDHE 7340 Student Services in Higher Education
    EDHE 7345 Critical Issues in Higher Education

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