EdD in Educational Leadership
Admission Contact Information
Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
202 Hill Hall
- Competitive GRE score
- GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education
- GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale) in Graduate School (Master's Degree)
- Competitive TOEFL or IELTS scores
|Internet-based test (iBT)||Paper-based test (PBT)|
|80 (minimum score of 17 necessary in each subcategory)||550 (minimum score of 52 necessary in each subcategory)|
IELTS minimum score of 6.5 (score of at least 6 necessary in each subcategory)
EdD Application Information
This cohort program accepts applicants only during even-numbered years with a deadline of December 1.
Candidates who are selected during initial screening are invited to the MU campus to participate in an on-campus interview, and a problem-solving activity and writing assessment.
Note: Admissions screening and decisions for all graduate programs are not made until all required materials have been submitted. Admissions recommendations are based on a profile developed from data that include undergraduate (last 60 hours) and graduate grade point averages, scores on the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), recommendations, evidence of consistency between candidate and program goals, and relevant organizational or educational leadership experience.
This educational doctorate program is known as The Statewide Cooperative EdD Program.
The EdD program requires a minimum of 76 credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree. The program, offered in a cohort format, includes 34 hours of course work in 6 contiguous semesters, beginning in the summer of odd years and concluding in the spring semester 2 years later. In addition to course work credit, 12 credit hours of dissertation-in-practice research are required.
|ED_LPA 9470||Organizational Analysis for Educational Leadership||4|
|ED_LPA 9471||Educational Leadership Inquiry I||2|
|ED_LPA 9480||Team Building and Group Dynamics||1|
|ED_LPA 9476||Leadership Theory and Practice||3|
|ED_LPA 9477||Leadership Theory and Practice Application||1|
|ED_LPA 9474||Professional Seminar I (offered over 2 semesters - 1 hour each)|
|ED_LPA 9483||Qualitative Tools for Applied Research in Eductional Leadership||3|
|ED_LPA 9472||Educational Leadership Inquiry II||1|
|ED_LPA 9478||Policy Analysis for Educational Leadership||4|
|ED_LPA 9482||Quantitative Tools for Applied Research in Educational Leadership||3|
|ED_LPA 9484||Program Evaluation and Planning for Educational Leaders||3|
|ED_LPA 9473||Educational Leadership Inquiry III||1|
|ED_LPA 9475||Professional Seminar II (offered over 2 semesters - 1 hour each)||1|
|ED_LPA 9479||Content and Context of Learning||3|
|ED_LPA 9469||Education Leadership Inquiry IV||1|
|ED_LPA 9090||Research in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis||12|
Sample Plan of Study
|ED_LPA 9476||3||ED_LPA 9483||3||ED_LPA 9470||4|
|ED_LPA 9477||1||ED_LPA 9472||1||ED_LPA 9471||2|
|ED_LPA 9474||1||ED_LPA 9474||1||ED_LPA 9480||1|
|ED_LPA 9484||3||ED_LPA 9479||3||ED_LPA 9478||4|
|ED_LPA 9473||1||ED_LPA 9469||1||ED_LPA 9482||3|
|ED_LPA 9475||1||ED_LPA 9475||1|
|Total Credits: 34|