3 years (36 months)
The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership prepares Christian scholar-practitioners for relevant, relational and reflective leadership in education at the local, state, national and international levels. The online doctoral program is designed for currently practicing educators who want to remain in the profession and make a difference through servant leadership; who are inspired to lead positive, systemic change to influence teaching and learning for all students; who have the desire to navigate complex problems and design solutions; and who have the capacity to collaborate, listen and reflect.
With an emphasis on the integration of theory and practice, the EdD prepares students to:
Biblical Foundation Course 3 Credits
Educational Leadership Courses 39 Credits
Action Research Dissertation 12 Credits
View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and complete program details.
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The EdD in Educational Leadership will prepare you to employ these skills and practices in system-level leadership positions in schools, school districts and state and federal departments, as well as in roles such as head of school, division director, chief academic officer, curriculum director, executive director and other leadership positions.
The following is the proposed scope for this degree program.
|BIBLICAL FOUNDATION COURSE|
|BTC 503 Foundations for Integration or BTC 504 Perspectives on Integration||3|
|EDUCATION CORE COURSES|
|EDL 801 Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Strategic Educational Leadership||3|
|EDL 805 Organizational Behavior and Change||3|
|EDL 810 Faith, Ethics, and Equity in the Educational Context||3|
|EDL 815 Instructional Supervision and Professional Development||3|
|EDL 820 Data Analysis and Evidence-Based Improvement||3|
|EDL 825 Politics, Policy, and Governance||3|
|EDL 830 School Law||3|
|EDL 835 Planning and Managing Financial Resources||3|
|EDL 840 Personnel Management||3|
|EDL 845 Curriculum Design, Management, and Evaluation||3|
|EDL 850 Technology for Educational Leaders||3|
|EDU 829 Collaborative Team Approach||3|
|EDL 860 Systematic Study of Complex Problems of Practice||3|
|EDL 901 Action Research Proposal||6|
|EDL 902 Action Research Dissertation||6|