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Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Curriculum

Online and Face-to-Face cohorts take the same amount of courses within the 3 years in the program. 

60 units: 27 units of core courses, 21 units of specialization courses, and 12 units of dissertation

 

Curriculum

Year 1

Semester 1: Fall EDL 501: Organizational Theory in Complex Organizations 3 units
EDL 509: Advanced Applied Educational Research & Measurement 3 units
Semester 2: Spring EDL 504: Advanced Applied Quantitative Methods 3 units
EDL 506: Conceptual Curriculum Perspectives for Educational Leadership 3 units

Year 2

Semester 3: Summer  EDL 502: Educational Reform 3 units
EDL 508: Theories of Cross-cultural Education 3 units
Semester 4: Fall   EDL 503: Educational Policy Environments 3 units
EDL 507: Applied Qualitative Research Methods 3 units
EDL 511: Educational Evaluation, Assessment, & Planning 3 units 
Semester 5: Spring
  
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 1 3 units 
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 2 3 units 
Qualifying Exam  

Year 3

Semester 6: Summer
  
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 3 3 units
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 4 3 units 
EDL 599: Dissertation 1 3 units 
Semester 7: Fall
  
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 5 3 units
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 6 3 units 
EDL 599: Dissertation 2 3 units 
Semester 8: Spring
  
EDL 580T: Specialization Course 7 3 units
EDL 599: Dissertation 3 3 units 
EDL 599: Dissertation 4 3 units