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

The Executive Doctorate in Education emphasizes courses that prepare scholarly practitioners to improve practice, policy, and theory. Courses pertain to three broad categories: content, methods, and research. Content courses refer to contemporary and key topics—such as organizational theory, policy analysis, curriculum design, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Methods courses concentrate on the analytic tools necessary to collect, analyze, and share data for evidence-based decision making. Research courses provide opportunities, with guidance from faculty members, for students to design and conduct dissertation studies. A hallmark of the Executive Ed.D. program is the emphasis on supporting students along coursework as they develop their own research.


ELMP 7773EX Organizational Structure 3
ELMP 6005EX Statistical Methods 3
ELMP 8987EX Dissertation Seminar I 3
ELMP 9999EX Culminating Research Seminar 3
ELMP 8159EX Curriculum Policy & Ideology 3
ELMP 8986EX Qualitative Research 3
ELMP 7774EX Comp Study of Ed Systems 3
 ELMP 6664EX  Current Legal Issues 3
ELMP 7765EX Policy Analysis 3
ELMP 8984EX Leadership Institute 3
ELMP 7000EX Data Analysis 3
ELMP 7770EX Cybernetic Research 3
ELMP 8616EX Intermediate Statistical Methods 3
ELMP 8988EX Dissertation Seminar II 3
ELMP 8801EX Interdisciplinary Studies 3
ELMP 7761EX Managing Fiscal Affairs 3
ELMP 7100EX Seminar: Selected Topics in Admin 3
ELMP 9981EX Dissertation Advisement I 3