Lindenwood

Graduate Catalog 2014-2015


Instructional Leadership EdD with PK-12 Instructional Leadership Emphasis

The Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis in PK-12 is a 48 credit hour program. The program does not lead to certification and is intended for those seeking to fill curriculum and instruction leadership roles in school districts, those intending to teach or hold an administrative role in higher education or those in a corporate or government training setting.

Requirements

Prerequisites

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

EDA 52000School Business Management

3

EDA 52500School Law

3

EDA 53000Public and Community Relations

3

EDU 57000Educational Research

3

Note: EDA 52000, EDA 52500, EDA 53000: *Up to 9 hours of starred coursework completed in Lindenwood University MA in Education Administration program may be applied toward the doctorate program.

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

Core Curriculum

EDA 70000Instructional Program Leadership and Assessment

3

EDA 71000Human Resource Administration

3

EDA 72500Student Achievement Enhancement Techniques

3

EDA 73000Instructional Program Improvement Strategies

3

EDA 74500Statistics in Educational Administration

3

EDA 75500Seminar in Educational Leadership: Perspectives on Policy and Practice

3

EDA 76500Administrative Decision-Making in Schools

3

One of the following:

EDA 76700Quantitative Methods Design in Educational Research

3

EDA 76800Qualitative Methods in Educational Research

3

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 the Capstone III course must enroll in EDA 78000 Capstone Experience each fall and spring semester until the dissertation is completed.