Applied Educational Studies: Aviation and Space, EdD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 61 Hours

Required Courses
AVED 5553Aerospace Proposal and Procurement3
AVED 5573Aerospace Defense Acquisition3
AVED 5593Influencing Public Policy in the Aerospace Industry3
AVED 6000Doctoral Thesis10
AVED 6103Doctoral Seminar in Aerospace Education3
AVED 6303The Application of Qualitative Methods in Aviation Research3
AVED 6313Administration of Aviation Institutions3
AVED 6413Development of Air and Space Flight3
AVED 6553Foundations of Airline Executive Leadership3
AVED 6613Aviation Executive Development3
AVED 6773Applied Aviation and Space Research3
Hours Subtotal40
Select 21 hours of the following:21
Advanced Aviation Security
Aerospace Leadership and Management
Historical Significance of Aviation
Space Science
Aviation Economics
Aerospace Executive Decision Making
Airport Operations
Aerospace Law
Ethics in Aviation
Research Design and Methodology
Statistical Methods in Education
Theoretical Foundations of Inquiry
Hours Subtotal21
Total Hours61

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Requirements

  • 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, 60 credits beyond the Master's degree are required
  • At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
  • A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete.  The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
  • Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
  • A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
  • Non-Course requirements:
    • Doctoral Candidacy
    • Dissertation Defense
    • Dissertations Submission/Approval