Doctoral Degree Course Requirements

Prerequisite Courses (May be taken as electives if not done)

  • ADE 6381: Leadership I: Adult Learning and Assessment
  • EDS 6100 Leadership II: Theories and Assessment
  • EDA 6103: Leadership III: Administrative Processes

Core Courses

  • EDA 7106: Leadership V: Reframing Educational Organizations
  • EDA 7197: Leadership VI: Seminar in Leadership

Professional Knowledge

  • ADE 6184: Program and Curriculum Development for Adults
  • ADE 6265: Organization and Administration of Adult/Community Education
  • ADE 6930: Seminar in Adult/Community Education
  • ADE 7930: Advanced Seminars in Adult/Community Education
  • EDA 7905 Directed Readings in Adult Education

Plus Three Electives

Experimental Component

12 Semester Hours From

  • EDA 6905: Directed Independent Study Organized Travel/Study
  • EDA 6925: Administrative Externship #1,2; Action Learning
  • EDA 6925: Administrative Externship #3; Executive Colloquia
  • EDA 7905: Directed Independent Study / Directed Conferences
  • EDA 7943: Field Project I
  • EDA 7944: Field Project II
  • EDA 6946: Internship/Exchange
  • EDA 7945: Internship/Exchange

Educational Foundation

  • EDA 6415: Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
  • EDA 7416: Advanced Qualitative Inquiry
  • EDA 7912: Advanced Research (Literature Review)
  • EDA 7482: Advanced Educational Research
  • STA 714: Advanced Statistics

Dissertation

  • EDA 7980: Dissertation
  • 20 PLUS Semester hours.