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Be part of the conversation around solutions to unprecedented challenges in educational settings across the country and globe. Blend your past professional and academic experiences into a rewarding specialized doctoral program.
Ed.D. in Leadership & Ph.D. in Education Programs
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The Ed.D. in leadership engages leaders of learning organizations with practitioner-oriented knowledge and skills, authentic leadership and research experiences, and opportunities for reflection that will enable them to succeed in a variety of organizational leadership positions. Three analytic lenses (equity, accountability and learning theory) guide coursework and enable students from diverse backgrounds to consider learning through common perspectives. The Ed.D. is a 48-hour, 36-month program which centers on action-oriented andragogy and curriculum, includes the application of theory and research, and focuses on addressing practitioners’ problems of practice, culminating in the Capstone study the final year in the program.
The Ph.D. in education prepares individuals for leadership in a variety of educational arenas, including school administration, curriculum and instruction, research and evaluation, special education and disabilities, as well as private and public organizations and agencies. Students are provided opportunities to build on one’s life experiences and interests through the advanced study of important ideas and practices, through the conduct and application of research, and through interactions with Ph.D. students and professors from departments across the university.