Doctor of Education major in Educational Management
As the global information economy evolves, organizations are becoming increasingly changing, and innovative organizational models and practices have become crucial to successfully achieve leadership competencies. Consequently, leadership in this environment requires higher, more sophisticated acquisition of knowledge and skills. The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program is designed to educational practitioners in the schools. Schools leaders must facilitate learning in diverse classrooms, prepare students for jobs in a global, information-based economy, lead their classrooms, schools and systems effectively and efficiently in the face of severe political and economic pressures, and produced all other outcomes traditionally expected from educational institutions.
Graduates of this program seek professional opportunities as school principals, deans, district administrators and supervisors, school superintendents, and bureau directors.
Each area of specialization offers courses developed to enhance and refine skills of the individual whether an administrator, educational counselor, or classroom teacher.
All specializations have a research component and most culminate with Activity Paper or Project. All project work integrates the theoretical aspects of education and the practical experience of the adult learner through the identification and exploration of significant problem reflecting the student’s area of professional responsibilities and interests.
A. Specialization Courses (42 units)
Transformational Leadership and Innovations
Instructional Leadership and Program Evaluation
Leadership in Contemporary Organizations
Quantitative Research in Educational Leadership
Qualitative Inquiry in Educational Leadership
Advanced Statistical Analysis
History of Educational Thoughts
Construction of Meaning, and Knowledge of Theory and Practices
Financial and Educational Resource Management
Principles of Legal and Ethical Leadership
Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior in Education
Leadership in Private Education
Organizational Theory and Design
Educational Planning and Leadership Internship
B. Elective Courses (9 units)
Social Contexts and Contemporary Issues
Critical and Creative Thinking in Educational Leadership
Architecture of Team Leadership
Contemporary Systems & Management Reforms
Theories & Laws of International Relations
Special Topics in Phil. Studies
C. Other Program Requirements (15 units)
EDL 300 C