Curriculum and Specializations
The Doctor of Education in P-20 and Community Leadership is a 60-hour degree designed to foster innovation and creative leadership experiences for educational and community leaders through advanced degree coursework and valuable field work.
Core Courses………………………………….…...….. 42 hrsADM 725 Advanced Methods of Quantitative Research in EducationADM 730 Advanced Educational ResearchADM 735 Institutional Research, Assessment & AccreditationADM 800 Seminar in Individual Leadership DevelopmentADM 810 Leadership & Ethics in a Diverse SocietyADM 820 Foundations of P-20 EducationADM 830 Development of P-20 LearnersADM 900 Clinical Practice I: P-20 LeadershipADM 910 Clinical Practice II: P-20 LearnerADM 920 Dissertation Seminar IADM 930 Dissertation Seminar IIADM 940 Dissertation Seminar IIICOM 887 Seminar in Organizational LeadershipMGT 801 Educational EntrepreneurismSpecialization Area...............................................18 hrs Click the box for more information
The specialization in STEM Leadership is designed for individuals with a Master’s degree in a STEM field who have leadership experience in a P-20 setting. There are nine (9) hours of predetermined specialization courses and nine (9) hours selected from approved STEM electives in areas including Applied Engineering and Technology Management, Biology, Chemical Manufacturing Management, Chemistry, Physics, Geosciences, Mathematics, Telecommunications Systems Management, and Watershed Science. These courses are taught through an interdisciplinary collaboration with the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology.STM 901 Professional Studies in STEM Education ISTM 902 Professional Studies in STEM Education IISTM 904 Emerging Trends in STEM EducationNine (9) hours of approved STEM area electives in the student’s area
The specialization in pK-12 Leadership is designed for pK-12 educators with significant leadership experience at the state, district and/or school level. This specialization may also be applicable for individuals serving the pK-12 population in community agencies, governmental agencies or private/consulting organizations. There are nine (9) hours of predetermined specialization courses and nine (9) hours selected from approved electives.ADM 750 Philanthropy & Community Engagement: Institutional Advancement in EducationADM 755 The Role of Community Partnerships & Outreach in EducationADM 760 Executive LeadershipNine (9) hours of approved electives
The specialization in Postsecondary Leadership is designed for individuals serving in leadership roles in postsecondary institutions including community colleges, four-year public, and four-year private colleges and universities. This specialization may also be applicable for individuals serving institutions of higher education through community agencies, governmental agencies or private/consulting organizations. There are nine (9) hours of predetermined specialization courses and nine (9) hours selected from approved electives.PSE 750 Academic Program Management & EvaluationPSE 755 Postsecondary Instructional Support SystemsPSE 760 Organization and Operations in Postsecondary EducationNine (9) hours of approved electives
Agriculture Education Specialization
The specialization in Agriculture Education prepares graduates to work with people involved in a vast array of agricultural fields. The curriculum emphasizes the development of leadership capabilities, communication skills, and research competence. The concentration is multidisciplinary and is designed to develop students for leadership positions in local, state, regional, and national organizations and agencies involved in the agriculture industry. There are fifteen (15) hours of predetermined specialization courses and three (3) hours selected from approved electives. This specialization is offered through an interdisciplinary collaboration with the Hutson School of Agriculture.AED 900 Trends and Advocacy in Agricultural LeadershipAED 910 Agricultural Education Stewardship in PracticeAED 920 Seminar in Agricultural Education LeadershipAED 930 Training and Presentation Development Strategies for Agricultural AudiencesAED 940 Agricultural Education Supervision in PracticeAn approved AED/AGR elective (3 hours)