Ed.D. Program in P-20 and Community Leadership
Ed.D. program overview
The Ed.D. in P-20 and Community Leadership program follows the executive-style cohort model and is designed to be completed in three years. The cohort meets (on campus or via Zoom) four weekends in the fall semester and three in the spring semester with the balance of the work being completed online. The program can be completed 100% online.
- 60-hour degree program
- Designed to be completed in three years
- Executive-style delivery
- 100% online with hybrid courses or in-person on campus
- Prior Learning Assessment available
- Ed.S. to Ed.D. bridge available
- Affordable tuition - Graduate Programs Tuition and Fees
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Admission to the Ed.D. in P-20 and Community Leadership program is granted on a competitive basis with cohorts starting in both the fall and spring semesters.
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Ed.D. program specializations
The specialization in Postsecondary Leadership is designed for individuals serving in leadership roles in postsecondary institutions, including community colleges and 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, nonprofit organizations, or private/consulting organizations.
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. This specialization is offered through an interdisciplinary collaboration with the Hutson School of Agriculture.
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.
STEM Leadership is designed for individuals with a Master's degree in a STEM field who have leadership experience in a P-20 setting. This specialization is offered through an interdisciplinary collaboration with the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering, and Technology.
Ed.S. to Ed.D. specialization
The Ed.S. to Ed.D. bridge program is designed for individuals who hold an Ed.S. degree
from a regionally-accredited institution and who are interested in pursuing a terminal
degree. Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into the
Ed.D. program based on faculty review.