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Educational leadership track

Admission requirements summary

Education, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Indicate specialization: educational leadership
Degree:

Ph.D.
Semester(s)
of entry:

Summer or fall
Deadline
dates:

Nov 15 (early consideration)

Feb 15 (final deadline)
Test
requirements:

GRE
Special requirements:
Personal interview and writing sample may be requested.

Personal goals statement and professional vitae/resume required.

Designed primarily for line administrative personnel in public school units. Emphasis is placed on providing leadership training for superintendents, building principals and assistant principals.

Curriculum

  Credits
Concentration component 18
   
Educational leadership track
(recommended sequence)
 
ADMS 701 Education Policy Research  
ADMS 702 Educational Administration: Contemporary Theory and Practice  
ADMS 703 Leadership for Social Justice and Equity in Education  
ADMS 704 Equitability in the Distribution of School Financial Resources  
ADMS 706 Leadership Perspectives on Learning  
ADMS 707 The Politics of Education  
Other courses selected in consulation with the adviser  
   
   
Educational leadership track  
The concentration and cognate components combined must include at least nine credit hours outside of the School of Education.  

 

 

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