PhD in Instructional Management and Leadership
The Ph.D. in Instructional Management and Leadership program focuses on two skills critical to professional educators today - management and leadership. Often, educators and corporate leaders are forced to choose between the two, yet both must work interdependently to accomplish the goals of the educational institution.
As Stephen Covey (1992) suggests, "You manage things, but you lead people." This program provides learning opportunities for teachers to better manage resources in the classroom or their respective disciplines while learning better, more effective ways to manage students. For administrators, the program offers problem-solving strategies in the areas of curriculum, technology and supervision that relate to management, and it offers creative applications of leadership in working with faculty and parents in the educational setting.
Finally, with its emphasis on both instructional management and leadership, the program provides a diverse yet highly specialized background in education leadership, which may help professional candidates find positions in higher education and the corporate