Ed.D. in Policy, Planning, and Administration - Higher Education Concentration

College of Education and Social Work
Professional Core
EDD 700Doctoral Seminar in Educational Studies3
EDD 701Social and Ethical Foundations of Education Policy Research3
EDD 706Critical University Studies3
EDD 707U.S. College Students Today: From Enrollment to Completion3
EDD 708Higher Education Governance, Law & Finance in the Neoliberal Era3
EDD 709Higher Education Administration, Organization, and Leadership3
Research Methods
EDD 720Educational Research Design and Measurement3
EDD 722Qualitative Methods for Educational Researchers3
EDD 723Quantitative Methods for Educational Researchers3
EDD 724Mixed Methods for Educational Researchers3
Area of Concentration
9 credits of graduate-level coursework related to candidate's area of focus.9
Pre-Dissertation
EDD 800Pre-Dissertation Seminar3
Comprehensive Exam 1
Prerequisites: Professional Core, Research Methods, Area of Concentration (42 earned credits).
Integrated Dissertation 2
EDD 801Education Research Experience I: Research Questions/ Literature Review3
EDD 802Education Research Experience II: Instrumentation and Data Collection3
EDD 803Education Research Experience III: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis3
EDD 804Education Research Experience IV: Findings and Conclusions3
Total Minimum Credits Required54

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.