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Coursework

PhD in Instructional Management and Leadership

Year 1

Summer (6 credits)
Critical Readings in Educational Research (3)
Applying Instructional Technology (3)

Fall (6 credits)
Research I - Qualitative Methods (3)
Instructional Leadership in Curriculum Planning (3)

Spring (6 credits)
Research II - Quantitative Methods (3)
Statistics I (3)

Year 2

Summer (6 credits)
Teaching in Higher Education/Technology, Leadership, Curriculum (3)*
Introduction to the Dissertation (3) 

Fall (7 credits)
Dissertation Seminar I (1) 
Program Evaluation (3)*
Law and Ethics in Education (3)

Spring (7 credits)
Dissertation Seminar II (1)
Leadership Theory (3)
Leadership Practice (3)

Year 3

Summer (8 credits)
Dissertation Seminar III (2)
International Perspectives (3)*
Managing the Instructional Environment (3)

Fall (8 credits)
Dissertation Seminar IV (2)
Writing for Publication (3)
Managing Finances and Budgets (3)

Spring (6 credits)
Dissertation Seminar V (6)


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Curriculum Components


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The 60-credit curriculum for the Ph.D. in Instructional Management and Leadership degree program is divided into four components: instructional management and leadership, research, dissertation and related courses.

I. Instructional Management and Leadership (18 credits)

Managing Finances and Budgets (3)
Managing the Instructional Environment (3)
Teaching in Higher Education/Technology, Leadership, Curriculum(3)*
Instructional Leadership in Curriculum Planning (3)
Program Evaluation (3)*
Leadership Practice (3)

II. Research (12 credits)

Critical Readings in Educational Research (3)
Research Methods I (3)
Statistical Methods I (3)
Research Methods II (3)

III. Dissertation (15 credits)

Introduction to the Dissertation (3)
Dissertation Seminar I (1)
Dissertation Seminar II (1)
Dissertation Seminar III (2)
Dissertation Seminar IV (2)
Dissertation Seminar V (6)

IV. Related Coursework (15 credits)

Law and Ethics in Education (3)*
Applying Instructional Technology (3)
Leadership Theory (3)
International Perspectives (3)*
Writing for Publication (3)

*Online/on-ground format; **Totally online

 


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