The doctoral degree program in K-12 School Administration is designed to provide administrative and supervisory skills for potential and practicing administrators in elementary, secondary, and higher education institutions, as well as in New Jersey and other State Department of Education settings. The program focuses on training informed leaders through the utilization of scholarly research and of theoretical models, which are applied to experiential situations.
Doctoral students will be considered for matriculation after completing 15 core course credits and by demonstrating competence in the core by successfully passing a qualifying written examination. The core courses are:
| ELMP 6005 |
| Statistical Methods |
| ELMP 7765 |
| Policy Analysis Administration |
| ELMP 7773 |
| Organization Structures and Processes |
| ELMP 7776 |
| Curriculum: Design and Engineering |
Choose one of the following:
|ELMP 7770 |
|Cybernetic Research for Administrators |
|ELMP 8890 |
|Survey Research |
|ELMP 8891 |
|Directed Research |
|ELMP 8986 |
|Qualitative Research |
Students are prohibited from taking additional credits until successfully passing the qualifying written examination and will have only two opportunities to pass the qualifying written examination.
For additional information on courses and curricula, please see the Graduate Catalogue.