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The Professional Leadership- Special Populations Program at the University of Houston (UH) is located in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies within the College of Education (COE). The Doctorate of Education in Special Populations degree consists of a minimum of fifty-one (51) credits for coursework beyond those received at the Master’s degree. The program provides intensive research and applied skills development for students who contend with any of these real-world concerns. Students bring the most pressing concerns experienced by the educational community to each course. They learn as a team to network and support fellow members. Each member works on a grand challenge that faces him or her in their own professional context. A sample schedule of courses is detailed below.
Executive Ed.D. in Professional Leadership - Special Populations
Sample Master Calendar of Courses
(Minimum 51 Credit Hours)
|Degree Component||Fall Semester Offerings||Spring Semester Offerings||Summer Semester Offerings|
|EDRS 8380: Research Methods in Education||EDRS 8381: Research Methods in Education||PHLS 8376: Research Methods in Low-Incidence Pops|
|PHLS 7341: Assessment of Learning Difficulties||PHLS 8360: Instructional Problems in Special Education||PHLS 7391: Consultation & Coaching|
|PHLS 8375: Research in Special Education||PHLS 8365: Admin. & Supervision in Special Education|
|Leadership||ELCS 8325: Instructional Leadership, Curriculum & Professional Dev||ELCS 8340: Organization & Administration of Curriculum||ELCS 8345: Legal and Financial Issues at the School and District Level|
|CUIN 8303: Seminal Thinkers (Special Pops)||CUIN 7373: Instructional Strategies for Teaching Adults||PHLS 8343: Adult Cognition and Learning|
|Practica||CUIN 8310: Laboratory of Practice|
|CUIN 8690: 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. Above is the most current sample degree plan for theExecutive Ed.D. in Professional Leadership - Special Populations.
Please view courses in the Course Catalog.