Ph.D. Program Mission
The mission of the Ph.D. program is to prepare candidates for leadership positions in public and private settings by providing opportunities to study and apply theories, standards and practices in leadership.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Gain substantive knowledge of the field
- Think theoretically and critically
- Frame fruitful ideas and dialogue on course materials
- See research as socially situated
- Design research: join research problems to appropriate methods of inquiry
- Collect and analyze data
- Communicate with various audiences about research
EDL 811 Art and Practice of Leading, 3 cr.
EDL 812 Leadership and Ethics, 3 cr.
EDL 813 Leadership Foundations, 3 cr.
EDL 810 The Research Endeavor, 3 cr.
EDL 900 Foundations of Research, 3 cr.
EDL 901 Qualitative Research, 3 cr.
EDL 902 Quantitative Research, 3 cr.
15 credits minimum:
EDL 903 Dissertation Research Seminar, 3-6 cr.
EDL 920 Dissertation, 12 cr.
Educational administration courses
EDL 850 The Superintendency, 3 cr.
EDL 851 Personnel Administration, 3 cr.
EDL 852 Technology and Leadership, 3 cr.
EDL 853 Organizational Culture, 3 cr.
EDL 854 Superintendent Internship, 1-3 cr.
EDL 855 Seminar in Law and Education, 3 cr.
EDL 856 Advanced Program Planning and Evaluation, 3 cr.
EDL 857 Curriculum and Leadership, 3 cr.
For more details regarding this program, view Marian’s Academic Bulletin.