Classes

Your coursework will include studies in (a) leadership foundations, (b) the P-12 specialization, (c) research methodology, and (d) research support.

Coursework summary

  • 60 units of study
  • Three years including the dissertation
  • Simultaneously meet requirements for your Professional Administrative Credential

Course Sequence

Semester 1:

  • EDD 627 – Epistemology, History, and Structure of Contemporary Education
  • EDD 605 – Applications of Research: Collection and Analysis of Assessment Data in P-12 Education
  • EDD 670A – Research Support Seminar:  Linking Research to Problems of Practice

Semester 2:

  • EDD 601 – Methods of Research: Quantitatively-Based Tools or EDD 602 – Methods of Research: Quantitatively-Based Tools
  • EDD 621A – – Leadership of Curricular and Instructional Practices
  • EDD 670B – Research Support Seminar:  Connecting Research Questions to Scholarship in the Discipline

Semester 3:

  • EDD 601 – Methods of Research: Quantitatively-Based Tools or EDD 602 – Methods of Research: Qualitatively-Based Tools
  • EDD 600 – Organizational Theory and Challenges for Instructional Leadership
  • EDD 670C – Research Support Seminar:  Written Qualifying Examination

Semester 4:

  • EDD 603 – Specialization in Qualitatively-Based Tools OR EDD 606 – Specialization in Quantitatively-Based Tools
  • EDD 622A – Human Dimensions of Education Change
  • EDD 670D – Research Support Seminar:  Refining Research Questions

Semester 5:

  • EDD 624A – Social Context of Educational Politics, Policy, and Governance
  • EDD 604 – Forecasting and Planning for Emerging Instructional Needs
  • EDD 670E – Research Support Seminar:  Scholarly Defense of a Proposition

Semester 6:

  • EDD 620 – Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Instructional Leadership
  • EDD 626A – Transforming Teaching and Schools through Resource Optimization
  • 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
Share This Page:

Page updated: March 22, 2017