Program Outline

Required Core Courses

  • Educational Leadership and Change Theory
  • Using and Integrating Learning Technologies
  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Planning and Managing Financial Resources
  • Dissertation Preparation (topic development)
  • Qualitative Research Methods or Quantitative Research Methods
  • Dissertation Design (chapter two)
  • Dissertation Design (chapters one and three)
  • Superintendent/Higher Education Practicum and Field Experience I, II and III
  • Legal and Ethical Leadership
  • Leadership, Diversity and Societal Change
  • Dissertation Data Analysis Seminar

Required Courses

  • Economic Development of Higher Education Organizations
  • Philanthropy and Resource Development in Higher Education
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
  • Student Services and Co-Curricular Activities in Higher Education
  • Faculty and Academic Governance in Higher Education
  • Policy Development and Analysis in Higher Education

 

Course Sequence

Year One 2014-15
Fall

  • Educational Leadership and Change Theory
  • Using and Integrating Learning Technologies

Spring

  • Economic Development of Higher Education Organizations
  • Introduction to Educational Research

Summer

  • Planning and Managing Financial Resources
  • Philanthropy and Resource Development in Higher Education

 

Year Two 2015-16
Fall

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
  • Dissertation Preparation (topic development)

Spring

  • Student Services and Co-Curricular Activities in Higher Education
  • Qualitative Research Methods or Quantitative Research Methods

Summer

  • Faculty and Academic Governance in Higher Education
  • Dissertation Design (chapters one and three)
  • Dissertation Design (chapter two)

 

Year Three 2016-17Fall

 

  • Superintendent/Higher Education Practicum and Field Experience I
  • Legal and Ethical Leadership

Spring

  • Policy Development and Analysis in Higher Education
  • Superintendent/Higher Education Practicum and Field Experience II

Summer

  • Leadership, Diversity and Societal Change
  • Dissertation Data Analysis Seminar
  • Superintendent/Higher Education Practicum and Field Experience III