Lindenwood

Graduate Catalog 2014-2015


Instructional Leadership EdD with Higher Education Emphasis

The Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis in higher education is a 48 credit hour program. The program is for those intending to be instructional administrators in a higher education setting.

Requirements

Prerequisites

EDA 53000Public and Community Relations

3

EDA 52000School Business Management

3

Students must also choose three elective courses from EDA or MBA coursework.

Notes: (1) Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

(2) EDA 53000, EDA 52000: *Up to 9 hours of starred coursework completed in the Lindenwood University MA in Education Administration program may be applied toward the doctoral program.

In addition, students must have completed one master’s level research and law/ethics course.

EDAH 70500Legal Aspects of Higher Education

3

EDAH 71500Business Management in Higher Education Administration

3

EDAH 72500Student Affairs in Higher Education Administration

3

EDAH 75500Seminar in Educational Leadership: Perspectives on Higher Education Policy and Practice

3

Core Curriculum

EDA 70000Instructional Program Leadership and Assessment

3

EDA 71000Human Resource Administration

3

EDA 74500Statistics in Educational Administration

3

EDA 76500Administrative Decision-Making in Schools

3

EDAH 70500Legal Aspects of Higher Education

3

EDAH 71500Business Management in Higher Education Administration

3

EDAH 72500Student Affairs in Higher Education Administration

3

EDAH 75500Seminar in Educational Leadership: Perspectives on Higher Education Policy and Practice

3

One of the following:

EDA 76700Quantitative Methods Design in Educational Research

3

EDA 76800Qualitative Methods in Educational Research

3

The following master’s level courses or equivalent are required:

EDA 53000Public and Community Relations

3

EDA 52000School Business Management

3

EDA/MBAElective from EDA or MBA coursework

9

Notes: (1) Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

(2) EDA 53000, EDA 52000: Up to 9 credit hours of starred coursework completed in Lindenwood University MA in Education Administration program may be applied toward.

Internship Requirement

Students must complete three internship credit hours.

EDA 74800Instructional Leadership Internship

3

Research Requirement

Students must also complete twelve research project credit hours.

EDA 75000Capstone I

3

EDA 77000Capstone II

3

EDA 77500Capstone III and Leadership Seminar

6

EDA 78000Capstone Experience

0

Notes: (1) Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

(2) EDA 78000:*Students who have not completed their dissertation during Capstone III must enroll in EDA 78000 Capstone Experience each fall and spring semester until the dissertation is completed.

(3) EDA 77500: Dissertation Publication Fee Required