Classes

Your coursework will include studies in (a) leadership foundations, (b) the community college specialization, (c) research methodology, and (d) research support.

Coursework summary

  • 60 units of study
  • Three years including the dissertation

Course Sequence

Semester 1:

  • EDD 621B – Community College Systems, Structures, and Cultures
  • EDD 627 – Epistemology, History, and Structure of Contemporary Education
  • EDD 670A – Research Support Seminar:  Linking Research to Problems of Practice

Semester 2:

  • EDD 600 – Organizational Theory
  • EDD 611 – Inquiry I
  • EDD 670B – Research Support Seminar: Connecting Research Questions to Scholarship in the Discipline

Semester 3:

  • EDD 622B – Resource Management and Development
  • EDD 612 – Inquiry II
  • EDD 670C – Research Support Seminar: Written Qualifying Examination

Semester 4:

  • EDD 624B – Student Learning and Development
  • EDD 613 – Inquiry III
  • EDD 670D – Research Support Seminar: Refining Research Questions

Semester 5:

  • EDD 620 – Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Instructional Leadership
  • EDD 626B – Integrative Seminar in Community College Issues
  • EDD 670E – Research Support Seminar: Scholarly Defense of a Proposition

Semester 6:

  • EDD 604 – Applications of Research:  Forecasting and Planning
  • EDD 630 – Leadership for Change
  • EDD 670F – Research Support Seminar: Approval and Proposal Defense

Semester 7:

  • EDD 698 – Dissertation Work I

Semester 8:

  • EDD 698 – Dissertation Work II

Semester 9 (if needed):

  • EDD 699 – Independent Study – Dissertation
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