School Administration, EdD

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

Total Hours: 64 Hours

Degree Core
EDLE 6483School Leadership, Culture and Ethics3
EDLE 6493School Improvement/Reform3
EDLE 6633School Leadership and Community Collaboration3
Hours Subtotal9
EDLE 6853Rsrch Trad n Ed Leadership3
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Qualitative Research I
Qualitative Research II 1
Analyses of Variance 1
Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies 1
Program Evaluation 1
Educational Measurements 1
Hours Subtotal9
EDLE 6883Internship in Education I3
EDLE 6893Internship in Education II3
EDLE 6910Practicum3
Hours Subtotal9
Emphasis Core
EDLE 6353The Superintendency3
EDLE 6363Special Topics in School Finance Policy3
EDLE 6423The Politics of Education3
EDLE 6453Special Topics in Education Law3
EDLE 6603Organizational Theory in Education3
Hours Subtotal15
Select 12 hours12
Suggested Courses:
The Human Factor in Administering Schools
Special Problems
Instructional Systems Management
Program Evaluation
Hours Subtotal12
10 hours required10
Hours Subtotal10
Note: Cognate and any additional courses must be approved by the student's committee.
Total Hours64

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