Curriculum

Note: Field experiences appropriate to each track will be built into track courses.


Fall one (7 credits)

Doctoral Seminar I: Practitioner-Scholar Leadership (1 credit, hybrid)      

All-Cohort Course: Social Foundations of P-20 Schooling (3 credits, hybrid)     

Track-specific Course (Community Colleges or P-12 Leadership) (3 credits, hybrid)   

  • HGED 663XA: Community College Students
  • EDADM 625X: Social Justice Leadership in Organizations

Spring one (7 credits)

Doctoral Seminar II: Aligning P-20 Educational Contexts (1 credit, hybrid)

All-Cohort Course: Organizational Theory (3 credits, hybrid)         

Track-specific Course (Community Colleges or P-12 Leadership) (3 credits, hybrid)

  • HGED 664XA: Organization and Administration in Higher Education
  • EDADM 635X: Ethical Governance and Policy

Summer one (7 credits)

Doctoral Seminar III: Evidence-Based Decision-Making (1 credit, hybrid)   

All-Cohort Course: Contemporary Issues of Equity and Diversity (3 credits, hybrid) 

Track-specific Course (Community Colleges or P-12 Leadership) (3 credits, hybrid)           

  • HGEDXA: Academic Issues & Cultures   
  • EDADM 626X: Equitable School Finance  

Fall two (7 credits)

Doctoral Seminar IV: Identifying Research Topic (1 credit, hybrid)   

All-Cohort Course: Statistics for Education (3 credits, hybrid) 

Track-specific Course (Community Colleges or P-12 Leadership) (3 credits, hybrid)

  • HGED 665XA: Financing in Community Colleges 
  • EDADM 636X: Culturally Responsive Leadership 

Spring two (7 credits)

Doctoral Seminar V: Developing Research Design (1 credit, hybrid)   

All-Cohort Course: Action Research (3 credits, hybrid) 

Track-specific Course (Community Colleges or P-12 Leadership) (3 credits, hybrid)

  • HGED 615EXA: Federal/State Policy
  • EDADM 627X: Transformative Instructional Leadership     

Summer two (7 credits)

Doctoral Seminar VI: Writing Research Proposal (1 credit, hybrid)   

All-Cohort Course:Program Evaluation and Assessment (3 credits, hybrid)         

Track-specific Course (Community Colleges or P-12 Leadership) (3 credits, hybrid)

  • HGED: Leadership & Change in Community College
  • EDADM 637X: HR and Fiscal Management 

Fall two (6 credits)

Capstone Experience (Exam)

  • HGED 690 (both tracks)

Spring two (6 credits)

Research

  • HGED 699 (both tracks)

Total credits = 54