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2020 Graduate Catalog 
2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, EdD

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Students may pursue a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership at the University of Central Missouri. The degree is conferred by the University of Missouri-Columbia.

The program uses a cohort format that requires the student to complete required course work in two years. A dissertation follows the coursework. Students are accepted into the cohort group every two years by meeting entrance requirements which include a master’s or education specialist degree, a substantiated goal of Educational Leadership, GRE scores, undergraduate and graduate GPA, evaluation of a writing assessment and a personal interview. The curriculum includes the following broad themes:

Leadership Theory Practice, Organizational Analysis, Analyzing Educational Policy, Content Context of Learning, and Research, Inquiry Evaluation.

Study commences with a summer schedule on the university of Missouri-Columbia campus. Fall and spring semester courses are taught at UCM by Central Missouri faculty. Following a second summer of study in Columbia and fall and spring study at UCM, students enter the dissertation stage of the degree. For more information contact the School of Professional Education and Leadership : Educational Administration program in Lovinger 4101 or call 660-543-4720.

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