Ed.D. in Policy, Planning, and Administration

College of Education and Social Work
Professional Core18
EDD 700Doctoral Seminar in Educational Studies3
EDD 701Social and Ethical Foundations of Education Policy Research3
EDD 702Innovation in Curriculum Development and Evaluation3
EDD 703Educating All Students in a Diverse Society3
EDD 704Political and Legal Trends in Educational Policy3
EDD 705Critical Issues in Special Education3
Research Methods12
EDD 720Educational Research Design and Measurement3
EDD 721Educational Statistics3
EDD 722Qualitative Methods for Educational Researchers3
EDD 723Quantitative Methods for Educational Researchers3
Area of Concentration12
12 credits of coursework related to candidate’s area of focus.
Comprehensive Exam 1
Prerequisites: Professional Core, Research Methods, Area of Concentration (42 earned credits).
Capstone Experience 212
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

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