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Doctor of Education - Minimum 25 hours

Delivery Method: Evening, Online

Qualifications: 1. Education Specialist degree from a regionally accredited college or university; 2. Graduate grade point average of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale; 3. Two years experience working as an educator; 4. Prerequisite coursework: Research Methods/Design and Research Statistics. Dissertation Handbook ADMISSION PROCEDURES No candidate will be considered for admission until the following are submitted and assessment is completed. The following must be submitted before consideration for admission: 1. Graduate Application 2. Official transcripts showing masters and specialist degrees. Only transcripts received in a sealed envelope directly from the sending school will be considered official. Students graduating from William Woods University's masters and/or specialist programs do not need to submit new copies of transcripts already on file. 3. Two academic letters of reference from professionals who can address the candidate's academic ability, potential for success in strenuous scholarly work, and past performances as an educator in the field. One letter must be from a supervisor. Applicants waive the right to disclosure of letters 4. Professional vita 5. Philosophy of Leadership statement highlighting the applicant's personal leadership characteristics and past professional leadership experiences, as well as the applicant's purpose in pursuing the doctoral degree and expectation of the benefit of obtaining the doctorate. This statement must be at least 750 words. Materials: All students will need access to a laptop computer for each course. Note: The Ed. D. program requirements are not aligned with any DESE certification. Documents should be submitted to: Graduate College William Woods University One University Ave. Fulton, MO 65251 Or Email Fax 573.592.1164 If you have additional questions regarding the program, please contact Dr. John Long, or 573-592-4453

Core Credits: 25.00

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 710 Aspects of Leadership 3.00
EDU 720 Quantitative Analysis II 3.00
EDU 730 Effective Educational Systems 3.00
EDU 740 Exploration of Qualitative Research 3.00
EDU 750 Organizational Learning & System Change 3.00
EDU 760 Program Evaluation & Strategic Plan 3.00
EDU 780 Dissertation Proposal Seminar 3.00
EDU 781 Dissertation Seminar 3.00
EDU 790 or EDU 791 Research Seminar 1.00

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