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Educational Leadership EDD – Courses & Requirements

Coursework will take 2-2 ½ years and is delivered primarily in a face-to-face format over six Saturdays each semester. Face-to-face courses are supplemented with online components, as well as three courses which are delivered entirely online. Dissertation proposal and research will take place after completion of required coursework.

Credits Required

Post-Master’s Students – 64 hours including dissertation

Post-EdS Students – 42 hours including dissertation

Students may obtain the EdD degree while also working concurrently on a principal or administrator license, which could require additional coursework.

Course of Study

This program features a blend of required learning experiences with individualized program development to reflect the personal, professional, and academic goals of each student. Each doctoral student admitted to the program works with an advisor and a program planning committee to develop a plan of study. For reference, please see:

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Credits Required:
42 or 64
Time to Completion:
2 to 2 1/2 years plus dissertation
$620/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Linda Vogel


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