College of Education and Human Services
Curriculum

General Approach
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.
 
Coursework

Matriculation

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 required core courses are:

 ELMP 6005
 Statistical Methods
3
 ELMP 7765
 Policy Analysis Administration
3
 ELMP 7773
 Organization Structures and Processes
3
 ELMP 7776
 Curriculum: Design and Engineering
3
 ELMP 8891 Directed Research3
 

Choose one of the following:

ELMP 7770
Cybernetic Research for Administrators
3
ELMP 8890
Survey Research
3
ELMP 8891
Directed Research
3
ELMP 8986
Qualitative Research
3
 
 

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.

Program Director:
Daniel Gutmore, Ph.D.

(973) 275-2853
daniel.gutmore@shu.edu

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