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Curriculum: Ed.D., K-12 School Administration  

This 54 to 57 credit program consists of foundations/ interdisciplinary studies and elementary, secondary and higher education administration courses, as well as a research requirement.  

Course Sequence

Eleven Semesters = 54/57 credits (Approximately 15 credits per year for the fall, spring and summer semesters).  All courses are 3 credits.

Foundation Courses 
  • ELMP 6005 Statistical Methods 
  • ELMP 7773 Organizational Structures 
  • ELMP 8159 Curriculum Ideology and Policy 
  • ELMP 7000 Data Analysis    
  • ELMP 7765 Policy Analysis   
Core Courses 
  • ELMP 7771 Organizational Decision Making    
  • ELMP 8895 Program Evaluation    
  • ELMP 7762 Public Relations in Administration    
  • ELMP 6764 Public Sector Bargaining    
  • ELMP 8801 Interdisciplinary Studies in Administrators  
Issues and Theories
  • ELMP 8984 Leadership Institute for Administrators and Supervisors I    
  • ELMP 8985 Leadership Institute for Administrators and Supervisors II    
  • ELMP 8987 Dissertation Seminar I  
  • ELMP 8988 Dissertation Seminar II    
  • ELMP 6861 School Building and Planning and Plant Management    
  • ELMP 9000 Superintendent Internship     
     or
  • ELMP 7767 Advanced Study in Personnel Management    
Research Courses
  • ELMP 8616 Intermediate Statistics    
  • ELMP 8986 Qualitative Research Seminar in Administration    
  • ELMP 9962 Advanced Qualitative Methods    
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