The required curriculum for the Doctor of Education degree in Leadership in Higher Education comprises a 61 credit sequence of courses.

EDUC 801Historical, Cultural, and Philosophical Issues Impacting Educational Leadership3
EDUC 807Organizational Leadership in Higher Education3
EDUC 812Curriculum Design and Instructional Management in Higher Education3
EDUC 818Comparative Analysis of Issues in Higher Education3
EDUC 820Doctoral Research I3
EDUC 827Leading in a Complex and Pluralistic Society3
EDUC 832Leadership of Academic & Support Systems in Higher Education3
EDUC 837Institutional Assessment in Higher Education3
EDUC 842Strategic Leadership in Higher Education3
EDUC 845Doctoral Research II3
EDUC 850Doctoral Research III3
EDUC 858Re-imagining Higher Education3
EDUC 862Legal Issues in Higher Education3
EDUC 867Budgeting and Fiscal Management in Higher Education3
EDUC 870Doctoral Research IV3
EDUC 881Comprehensive Examination and Portfolio Review 11
EDUC 885Individualized Project in Higher Education3
EDUC 890Dissertation Phase One 16
EDUC 891Dissertation Phase Two 16
Total Credits61

Note:    If a student receives a D, F, or U in a doctoral-level course due to lack of demonstrated proficiency in academic writing, the student is required to take EDUC 846 Academic Writing within the subsequent academic year in order to continue as an active student in the program.