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Course Sequence - Executive Ed.D. K-12 Professional Leadership

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To obtain an Executive Ed.D. in K-12 Professional Leadership, students must complete 51 semester hours, successfully pass the TExES Superintendency Exam (0195), and defend their Doctoral Thesis.

Since degree plans change periodically, students will follow the degree plan that is in place at the time in which they complete an official, approved degree plan. Following is the most current sample degree plan for the Executive Ed. D. in K-12 Professional Leadership:

Executive Ed.D. in K-12 Professional Leadership
 Sample Master Calendar of Courses for Full-Time Students
(Minimum 51 Credit Hours)

Year of Study First Semester Second Semester Third Semester

Ed.D.  -  Cohort Year 1

**First Saturday Seminar will meet 3 times each semester

ELCS 8301: Leadership Theory for School Administrators 

ELCS 8355: Politics, Policy and Governance

**ELCS 8191: First Saturday Seminar

EDRS 8380: Research Methods in Education - Introduction to Inquiry

CUIN 8318: Issues in Urban Education

**ELCS 8191 First Saturday Seminar

ELCS 8371: Legal Issues

EDRS 8381: Research Methods in Education Qualitative Techniques

**ELCS 8191 First Saturday Seminar

Ed.D.  -  Cohort Year 2

EDRS 8382: Statistical Analysis In Education: Quantitative Techniques

CUIN 8310-1: Laboratory of Practice, Literature Review

ELCS 8310: The Superintendency

ELCS 7392: Internship in Superintendent

CUIN 8310-2: Laboratory of Practice, Methodology

ELCS 8350: Human Resource Management

ELCS 8356: Program & Policy Evaluation

Ed.D.  -  Cohort Year 3

(TExES Superintendent exam offered 4-5 times per year; dates fluctuate).

ELCS 8361: Public and Community Relations

ELCS 8395: Doctoral Thesis

ELCS 8395: Doctoral Thesis

Congratulations!

Since degree plans change periodically, students will follow the degree plan that is in place at the time in which they complete an official, approved degree plan. Above is the most current sample degree plan for the Executive Ed.D. in K-12 Professional Leadership.

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