Educational Administration, EdD Higher Education Administration Emphasis

48 credit hours

Higher education administration focuses on the leadership and management of institutions in a higher education setting. This emphasis instructs students on concepts such as organizational structure, leadership theory, and student development. This can be for those wishing to be academic administrators such as deans or provosts, or non-academic administrators such as directors or vice presidents.

Requirements

Master's Level Coursework

The student must have completed the following courses to begin the Doctor of Education in Educational Administration with Higher Education Emphasis or must complete within first two semesters of attendance. 

6 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDA 53000Public and Community Relations

3

EDU 57000Educational Research

3

Major Coursework

9 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDA 70000Instructional Program Leadership and Assessment

3

EDA 71000Human Resource Administration

3

EDA 76500Administrative Decision-Making in Schools

3

Emphasis Coursework

12 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDAH 70500Legal Aspects of Higher Education

3

EDAH 71500Business Management in Higher Education Administration

3

EDAH 71800Comparative Education Theory and Practice

3

EDAH 71900History of Higher Education in the United States

3

Elective Coursework

3 credit hours of 70000-level coursework.

Research Coursework

3 credit hours of coursework from the following option:

EDA 74500Statistics in Educational Administration

3

Additional Research Coursework

3 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDA 76700Quantitative Methods Design in Educational Research

3

EDA 76800Qualitative Methods in Educational Research

3

Capstone Coursework

12 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDA 75000Capstone I

3

EDA 77000Capstone II

3

EDA 77500Capstone III and Leadership Seminar

6

Capstone Experience Coursework

EDA 78000Capstone Experience

1

Notes: (1) Students who have not completed their dissertation by the end of Capstone III must enroll in EDA 78000 (Capstone Experience) each fall and spring semester until the dissertation is completed. (2) EDA 77500 (Capstone II): Dissertation Publication Fee required.