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Higher Education Administration, Doctor of Education (Ed.D)

Ed.D. curriculum in educational administration prepares leaders

The curriculum built into the Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration provides for an enhanced focus on application of content knowledge and research skills to administrative practice. View the cohort-based Ed.D. Program Plan (PDF).

Sample Plan of Study

Year One

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

ELPS 986: Governance & Administration of Higher Education

ELPS ###: Data Literacy for Leaders

ELPS 995: Field Experience I

EPSY 870: Quantitative Methods for Research

ELPS ###: History, Mission, Faculty & Curriculum

ELPS ###: Leadership for a Diverse Institution

ELPS ###: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

ELPS 995: Field Experience II

Year Two

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

EPSY ###: Qualitative Methods of Research

ELPS 883: The College Student


ELPS 885: Assessment & Program Evaluation in Higher Education

ELPS 980: Postsecondary Finance

ELPS 995: Field Experience III

ELPS ###: Data Driven Leadership

ELPS 999: Dissertation Hours

Year Three

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ELPS 999: Dissertation Hours

Complete Comprehensive Exams (September)

ELPS 999: Dissertation Hours

Dissertation Defense

Please note: This is only a sample plan of study. Please consult with your academic advisor before enrolling.

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