Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: Educational Administration, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 72

General EDLE Doctoral Core
EDLE 6483School Leadership, Culture and Ethics3
EDLE 6493School Improvement/Reform3
EDLE 6603Organizational Theory in Education3
Hours Subtotal9
Inquiry Core
EDLE 6853Research Traditions in Educational Leadership3
SCFD 6123Qualitative Research I3
SCFD 6193Qualitative Research II 13
REMS 6003Analyses of Variance 13
Select 6 hours from the following6
Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies 1
Program Evaluation 1
Educational Measurements 1
Hours Subtotal18
Option Area: Educational Administration
Required Core
EDLE 6423The Politics of Education3
EDLE 6453Special Topics in Education Law3
EDLE 6363Special Topics in School Finance Policy3
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Educational Ideas
Problem Solving in School Administration
The Superintendency
The Human Factor in Administering Schools
School Leadership and Community Collaboration
Problems in Educational Administration (The Business Function)
Problems in Educational Administration (Special Topics in Facilities)
Problems in Educational Administration (Planning and Educational Change)
Statistical Methods in Education
Hours Subtotal18
Cognate or Electives with a Thematic Focus
Select 12 hours12
Independent Research (Dissertation)
Minimum of 15 hours15
Total Hours72

Alternate research courses may be taken with committee approval.

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.