Objectives

This EdD Higher Education Academics specialization educates informed practitioners who want to teach or provide academic leadership and support at the post-secondary level. Students will work with their advisor on designing a program of study that meets their educational and professional objectives.

Program of Study

Core Courses (12 Credit Hours) 12
Higher Education History and Philosophy  
Organization and Administration of Higher Education  
College Students  
Institutional Research and Assessment  
or  
Planning Program Assessment  
Other Required Core Courses (4 Credit Hours)  
Dissertation Seminar  
Doctoral Seminar  
Electives (15-24 credit hours) 15-24
Issues and Trends in Higher Education  
Finance and Administration in Higher Education  
Resource and Program Management  
Critical Race Theory  
Am Indians/Minority in High Ed  
Post Secondary Distance Delievered Education  
College Teaching  
Theoretical Foundations of Student Services  
Law and Policy in Higher Education  
Student Services  
Approved electives may be selected from other Education programs or departments that strengthen the student's program of study. These courses need to be selected in consultation with the chair.
 
Approved electives may be selected from other Education programs or departments that strengthen the student's program of study. These courses need to be selected in consultation with the chair.  
Statistics and Research Courses (9 Credit Hours beyond the masters) 9
Educational Statistics II  
Qualitative Educational Research  
Quantitative Educational Research  
Dissertation (14 Credit Hours) 14
Doctoral Thesis  
   
Total Credits 54-60
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EDCI 506EDU 602 or equivalent are prerequisite courses.