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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education Leadership, EdD (concentration)

The doctor of education in educational leadership (EdD) degree with an emphasis in higher education leadership is designed to develop skills and abilities for individuals to resolve educational issues and problems in institutions of higher education. Coursework includes leadership theory, human resource development, organizational theory, policy analysis, planning studies, curriculum and instructional leadership, political systems analysis, and research. This concentration prepares senior level administrators for leadership positions in higher education. A minimum of 60 semester hours beyond a master’s degree is required. Requirements also include a research-based dissertation completed under the direction of an appropriate faculty member.

Candidates seeking the EdD with a concentration in higher education administration are not required to hold a previous license and are not eligible for North Carolina license in administration or supervision upon completion of the program.