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Ed.D. curriculum in educational administration prepares leaders

KU’s Ed.D. in Educational Administration offers you a graduate program that supports a rather wide range of career opportunities for leadership positions within a PK-12 school district. Depending on your educational administration career aspirations you will develop a demonstrated understanding of content and skills that have been aligned with universally-recognized standards such as the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium >>.

The doctorate degree in Educational Administration course sequence builds upon itself as you progress through the program:

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ELPS 956 District Leadership 3
ELPS 948 Research in Educational Policy & Leadership 3
ELPS 953 District Human Resources Management 3
ELPS 871 Qualitative Research 3
ELPS 954 Sociology of Educational Organizations 3
EPSY 870 Quantitative Methods for Research in Educational Policy & Leadership 3
C&T 903 Curriculum Supervision 3
ELPS XXX District Strategic Planning 3
ELPS 957 Educational Policy, Ethics & Law 3
ELPS 955 District Business Management 3
ELPS 951 Supervision of Instruction 3
ELPS 958 American Educational Reform Movements 3
Licensure-Only Track – Additional Requirements
ELPS 995 Field Experience 3
  Total Credit Hours 39
Degree-Seeking Track – Additional Requirements
ELPS 969 Doctoral Dissertation Seminar  
ELPS 999 Dissertation Credit Hours  
  Minimum Program Credit Hours 45

 

For more information, please submit the Request Info form on this page and let us know you are interested.

 

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