The required curriculum for the Doctor of Education degree in Leadership in K–12 Administation comprises a 61 credit sequence of courses. For course sequence, request a program calendar from the Graduate School.

EDUC 800Historical, Cultural, and Philosophical Issues Impacting School Administration3
EDUC 805Principles of Organizational Leadership3
EDUC 810Curriculum and Instructional Management and Student Development3
EDUC 815Technology in K-12 Education3
EDUC 820Doctoral Research I3
EDUC 825Leading in a Complex and Pluralistic Society3
EDUC 830Administration of Essential Educational Programs3
EDUC 835Measurement and Assessment3
EDUC 840Administrative Operations and Personnel Administration3
EDUC 845Doctoral Research II3
EDUC 850Doctoral Research III3
EDUC 855Administrators as Agents of Change3
EDUC 860Legal Issues in School Administration3
EDUC 865Resource Management in K-12 Education3
EDUC 870Doctoral Research IV3
EDUC 881Comprehensive Examination and Portfolio Review 11
EDUC 890Dissertation Phase One 16
EDUC 891Dissertation Phase Two 16
Select one of the following:3
Directed Study
Scholarly Advancement in K-12 Leadership
Principal Internship
Superintendent Internship
Director of Special Education Internship
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.