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Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration Program Curriculum

The curriculum built into the Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration provides for an enhanced focus on application of content knowledge and research skills to administrative practice. View the Summer cohort Ed.D. Program Schedule (pdf). Students admitted for Fall 2017 can access their cohort schedule here (pdf).

Potential Plan of Study

Year One

Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester

ELPS 948: Research in Education Policy & Leadership

ELPS 995: Field Experience I

ELPS 871: Introduction to Qualitative Research

ELPS 986: Organizations & Governance of Higher Education


EPSY 870: Quantitative Methods for Research

ELPS 987: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Year Two

Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester

ELPS 998: Data Driven Leadership

ELPS 995: Field Experience II

ELPS 983: Curriculum and Innovation

ELPS 973: Research on College Students

ELPS 985: Evaluation of Programs in Higher Education

ELPS 980: The Finance of Higher Education


Year Three

Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester

ELPS 998: Data Informed Decision Making

ELPS 995: Field Experience III

Comprehensive Exam

ELPS 969: Dissertation Seminar

ELPS 999: Dissertation Hours

ELPS 999: Dissertation Hours

Dissertation Defense

Please note: This is only a sample plan of study. Please consult with your academic advisor before enrolling.

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