This program of study's primary goal is to provide candidates with practitioners' skills as strong organizational leaders, specifically in this concentration, focused on K-12 schools and similar organizations. This doctoral program will provide students with knowledge and skills to engage all stakeholders in successful student, school and organizational (district) success. Graduates of this Ed.D. program will be leaders in school improvement; knowledgeable leaders with the ability to use critical thinking skills to analyze and solve problems; create and sustain partnerships; effectively identify and apply components of action research, change theory, strategic planning and collaborative decision making.
* First 39 Credits part of Education Specialist degree. Those who choose to continue from our program complete the Ed.D. with 21 additional credits. Total Credit Hours: 60
Students from other university programs follow applicable university transfer policy (maximum 6 credits).