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 

  • Professional Development and Supervision
  • School Community Partnerships and Public Relations
  • Program Design, Evaluation and Assessment
  • Leading Comprehensive Student Support Services
  • Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
  • Educational Policy, Politics and Current Issues

Course Sequence

Year One 2014-15

Fall

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

Spring

  • Professional Development and Supervision
  • Introduction to Educational Research

Summer

  • Planning and Managing Financial Resources
  • School Community Partnerships and Public Relations

Year Two 2015-16

Fall

  • Program Design, Evaluation and Assessment
  • Dissertation Preparation (topic development)

Spring

  • Leading Comprehensive Student Support Services
  • Qualitative Research Methods or Quantitative Research Methods

Summer

  • Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
  • Dissertation Design (chapter two)
  • Dissertation Design (chapters one and three)

Year Three 2016-17

Fall

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

Spring

  • Educational Policy, Politics and Current Issues
  • 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