These aspirational goals (listed below) are intended to encourage students’ growth and development.A candidate for a doctoral degree is expected to demonstrate mastery of knowledge in the chosen discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making an original and substantial contribution to the discipline in an appropriate timeframe.The program is designed to prepare you with knowledge and skills in six core competencies: The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (EDL) program coursework consists of four components: core courses, courses within a designated concentration, research methods courses and the dissertation in practice.
These aspirational goals (listed below) are intended to encourage students’ growth and development.
Under the guidance of faculty in your concentration, you will apply relevant research methods to tackle a problem of practice that impedes access to equitable educational opportunities and outcomes.
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Be sure you send your dissertation title, abstract, date, and time of defense in to the Graduate Coordinator so a public notice of your defense can be posted as is required by the Office of Graduate Studies two weeks prior to the defense date.
This includes the articulation of student learning outcomes, requirements and expectations.
Upon entering into the program, each Ph D student will have an academic advisor appointed by the VSG Committee to guide his or her study.