60 credits beyond the Master's Degree
Foundation Courses
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 6
EDUC.6450 Perspectives and Visions in Schooling I 3
EDUC.6460 Perspectives and Visions in Schooling II 3
Research Courses
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 12
EDUC.7000 Introduction to Research Design and Methods
EDUC.7012 Data Analysis 3
EDUC.7040 Qualitative Research Methods
EDUC.XXXX Additional research course in consultation with advisor 3
Specialization Courses
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 12
EDUC.6502 Instructional Leadership and Education Reform
EDUC.6511 Transformative Leadership in Education 3
EDUC.6360 Sociocultural Contexts of Education
EDUC.6302 Leadership and Educational Policy 3
Six semester hours will be selected by the students with the advice and approval of the student's faculty advisor to provide an appropriate specialization in a professional field.
Total 6
Advanced Research
Course # Course Name Cr. Location Semester
Total 12
Seminar: Portfolio Development and Defense (Phase I)
EDUC.7030 Seminar: Qualifying Paper Development (Phase II) 3
EDUC.XXX Two additional research courses in consultation with advisor 6
Dissertation research
Total 12
Phase III Evaluation - Proposal Defense
Phase III Evaluation - Dissertation Defense

Total Credits = 60

Location = Online (OL), On Campus (OC), Off Campus (OF)

Last updated: 11/27/2018