Educational Administration and Leadership


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Educational Administration and Leadership

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On Campus

Program Description

The doctorate in Educational Administration and Leadership is designed for experienced school leaders to provide a practical, rigorous and meaningful advanced program of study to enhance skills, knowledge and dispositions to successfully meet the demands associated with the leadership of schools and school systems operating in dynamic political, social, cultural and economic areas. This is a terminal degree program which will interface with administrative licensure programs offered at the graduate level at accredited colleges and universities. The program increases your skills and builds rewarding career opportunities for professional practice of educational administration throughout the world. Graduates are prepared as innovative leaders for dynamic political, social and ecomonic arenas.


College of Education and Learning Design




Admission Requirements

GPA: 3.0
Submission of a resume or curriculum vita reflecting employment and professional accomplishments. Submission of a professional writing sample (master’s research or thesis, published article, paper prepared for a professional conference, research paper, or written analysis of a professional article).

Submission of a Statement of Intent.

Participation in an interview with doctoral program faculty that includes writing a short essay.

Program Requirements

(21 credits): EDAD 803, EDAD 804, EDAD 807, EDAD 815, EDAD 821, EDAD 823, EDAD 824

Electives (3-30 Credits) EDAD 806, EDAD 814, EDAD 817, EDAD 818, EDAD 825, EDAD 826.


See program website for application deadlines.

Learning Outcomes


Understands how to facilitate the development, articulation, and implementation of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.


Demonstrates capacity to advocate, nurture, and sustain a School culture and an instructional program conducive to student learning.


Demonstrate the ability to manage the organization operations to produce a safe, efficient and effective learning environment.


Collaborates with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs and mobilizes resources.


Understands ethical aspects of school-community relations.


Responds to, and influences the larger political, social economic, legal and cultural context

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