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Suggested Course Sequence:
A Four Year Plan

Your course plan may be customized to meet your needs. Choose from specializations in:

Curriculum and Instruction Specialization

Year One

 *  can be substituted with other electives
Autumn
EDU 7101 Instructional Theory (3)
EDU 7300 Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics (3)*
 
Winter
EDU 7102 Curriculum Theory (3)
EDU 7972 Quantitative Research Design I: Linear Models and Regression Analyses (3)
 
Spring
EDU 7973 Quantitative Research Design II: Univariate, Multivariate Analyses & Nonparametric Models (3)
EDU 7107 Program Evaluation (3)
 
Summer
EDU 7974 Qualitative Research Design (3)
EDU 7910 Seminar in Educational Values (3)
Elective (3 credits)

Year Two

Autumn
EDU 7120 Educational Organizations and Systems (3)
EDU 6085 Moral and Theological Issues in Education (3)
 
Winter
EDU 7990 Leadership Colloquium (3)
Elective/Specialization course (6 credits)
 
Spring
EDU 6120 American Education: Past and Present (3)
Elective/Specialization course (3 credits) 
 
Summer
EDU 7106 Trends and Research in Global Education (3)
EDU 7108 Access and Equity in Education (3)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Three

Autumn
Electives (9 credits)
 
Winter
Electives (6 credits)
 
Spring
Electives (6 credits)
 
Summer
EDU 7991  Dissertation Orientation (1)
Writing workshop

Year Four

Autumn
EDU 7995 Dissertation (17)
can be spread out over four quarters

Executive Leadership Specialization

Year One

 *  can be substituted with other electives
Autumn
EDAD 7584 Resource Management (3)
EDAD 7890 Executive Leadership Field Experience (1)
 
Winter
EDAD 7582 Education Law and Policy Studies (3)
EDAD 7890 Executive Leadership Field Experience (1)
 
Spring
EDAD 7589 Policy, Governance, and Ethics (3)
EDAD 7890 Executive Leadership Field Experience (1)
 
Summer
EDU 7910 Seminar in Educational Values (3)

Year Two

Autumn
EDU 7120 Educational Organizations and Systems (3)
EDAD 7580 Improving Student Learning (3)
EDAD 7890 Executive Leadership Field Experience (1)
 
Winter
EDAD 7586 Interpersonal Relations (3)
EDAD 7890 Executive Leadership Field Experience (1)
EDU 6085 Moral and Theological Issues in Education (3)
 
Spring
EDAD 7581 Systems Leadership (3)
EDAD 7890 Executive Leadership Field Experience (1)
EDU 6120 American Education: Past and Present (3)
 
Summer
EDU 7106 Trends and Research in Global Education (3)
EDU 7108 Access and Equity in Education (3)

Year Three

Autumn
EDU 7101 Instructional Theory (3) (includes new doctoral student orientation)
EDU 7300    Intro to Educational Research and Statistics (3)*
Elective (3 credits)
 
Winter
EDU 7102 Curriculum Theory (3)
EDU 7972 Quantitative Research Design I: Linear Models and Regression Analyses (3)
EDU 7990 Leadership Colloquium (3)
 
Spring
EDU 7107 Program Evaluation (3)
EDU 7973 Quantitative Research Design II: Univariate, Multivariate Analyses & Nonparametric Models (3)
Elective (3 credits) 
 
Summer
EDU 7991 Dissertation Orientation (1)
EDU 7974 Qualitative Research Design (3)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Four

Autumn
EDU 7995 Dissertation (17)
can be spread out over four quarters

Digital Education Leadership Specialization

Year One

 *  can be substituted with other electives
Autumn
EDTC 6100 Leadership in Digital Education Orientation (1)
EDTC 6101 Values, Ethics, and Foundations in Digital Education (5)
 
Winter
EDTC 6102 Digital Learning (5)
EDU 6120 American Education: Past and Present (3)
 
Spring
EDTC 6103 Digital Teaching (5)
 
Summer
EDTC 6104 Digital Learning Environments (5)
EDU 7910 Seminar in Educational Values (3)

Year Two

Autumn
EDTC 6105 Educational Technology Leadership (5)
EDU 7101 Instructional Theory (3) (includes new doctoral student orientation)
 
Winter
EDTC 6106 Professional Development and Program Evaluation (5)
EDU 7102 Curriculum Theory (3)
 
Spring
EDTC 6107 Capstone: Content Knowledge and Professional Growth (5)
EDTC 6108 Leadership in Digital Education Practicum (3)
 
Summer
EDU 7106 Trends and Research in Global Education (3)
EDU 7108 Access and Equity in Education (3)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Three

Autumn
EDU 7300 Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics (3)*
EDU 7120 Educational Organizations and Systems (3)
 
Winter
EDU 7972 Quantitative Research Design I: Linear Models and Regression Analyses (3)
EDU 7990 Leadership Colloquium (3)
Elective (3 credits) 

Spring
EDU 7973 Quantitative Research Design II: Univariate, Multivariate Analyses & Nonparametric Models (3)
Elective (3 credits) 

Summer
EDU 7974 Qualitative Research Design (3)
EDU 7991 Dissertation Orientation (1)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Four

Autumn
EDU 7995 Dissertation (17)
can be spread out over four quarters

Literacy Specialization

Year One

 *  can be substituted with other electives
Autumn
EDU 7101 Instructional Theory (3)
EDU 7300 Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics (3)*
 
Winter
EDU 7102 Curriculum Theory (3)
EDU 7972 Quantitative Research Design I: Linear Models and Regression Analyses (3)
 
Spring
EDU 7973 Quantitative Research Design II: Univariate, Multivariate Analyses & Nonparametric Models (3)
EDU 7107 Program Evaluation (3)
 
Summer
EDU 7974 Qualitative Research Design (3)
EDU 7910 Seminar in Educational Values (3)
EDU 7106  Trends and Research in Global Education (3)

Year Two

Autumn
EDU 7120 Educational Organizations and Systems (3)
EDRD 6507 Language Development, Diversity, and Literacy (3)
 
Winter
EDU 7990 Leadership Colloquium (3)
Elective (3 credits) 
 
Spring
EDSP 6653 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Students (3)
Elective (3 credits) 
 
Summer
EDU 7991 Dissertation Orientation (1)
EDU 7108 Access and Equity in Education (3)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Three

Autumn
Electives (6 credits)
 
Winter
EDRD 6533 Writing: Process to Product (3)
EDRD 6641 Foundations of Reading Instruction (3)
 
Spring
EDRD 6529 or Teaching Reading: Strategies of Instruction (3)
      EDRD 6530 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas (3)
Elective (3 credits)
 
Summer
EDRD 6506 Literacy Assessment and Standards (3)
EDRD 6508 Vocabulary Development (3)

Year Four

Autumn
EDU 7995 Dissertation (17)
can be spread out over four quarters

School Counseling Specialization

Year One

 *  can be substituted with other electives
Autumn
EDU 7101 Instructional Theory (3)
EDU 7300 Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics (3)*
 
Winter
EDU 7102 Curriculum Theory (3)
EDU 7972 Quantitative Research Design I: Linear Models and Regression Analyses (3)
 
Spring
EDU 7973 Quantitative Research Design II: Univariate, Multivariate Analyses & Nonparametric Models (3)
EDU 7107 Program Evaluation (3)
 
Summer
EDU 7974 Qualitative Research Design (3)
EDU 7910 Seminar in Educational Values (3)

Year Two

Autumn
EDU 6085      Moral and Theological Issues in Education (3)            
EDU 7120 Educational Organizations and Systems (3)
EDCO 6901 Diagnosis and Treatment in Counseling (3)*
 
Winter
EDU 6555    Gender Topics in Education and Leadership (3)*
EDU 7990 Leadership Colloquium (3)
EDCO 6902 Substance Use Counseling (3)*
                          
Spring
EDU 6120 American Education: Past and Present (3)
EDCO 6903 Family Systems Theory and Consultation (3)*
 
Summer
EDU 7106 Trends and Research in Global Education (3)
EDU 7108 Access and Equity in Education (3)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Three

Autumn
EDU 7115 Advances in Educational Psychology (3)
Elective (3 credits) 
 
Winter
Electives (6 credits)
 
Spring
EDU 7971 Advanced Qualitative Research (3)*
Elective (3 credits) 
 
Summer
EDU 7991 Dissertation Orientation (1)
Writing workshop 

Year Four

Autumn
EDU 7995 Dissertation (17)
can be spread out over four quarters


Self-Designed Specialization

Year One

 *  can be substituted with other electives
Autumn
EDU 7101 Instructional Theory (3)
EDU 7300* Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics (3)
 
Winter
EDU 7102 Curriculum Theory (3)
EDU 7972 Quantitative Research Design I: Linear Models and Regression Analyses (3)
 
Spring
EDU 7973 Quantitative Research Design II: Univariate, Multivariate Analysis & Nonparametric Models (3)
EDU 7107 Program Evaluation (3)
 
Summer
EDU 7974 Qualitative Research Design (3)
EDU 7910 Seminar in Educational Values (3)
Elective (3 credits)

Year Two

Autumn
EDU 7120 Educational Organizations and Systems (3)
EDU 6085 Moral and Theological Issues in Education (3)
 
Winter
EDU 7990 Leadership Colloquium (3)
Elective/Specialization course (6 credits)
 
Spring
EDU 6120 American Education: Past and Present (3)
Elective/Specialization course (3 credits) 
 
Summer
EDU 7106 Trends and Research in Global Education (3)
EDU 7108 Access and Equity in Education (3)
Colloquium Presentation

Year Three

Autumn
Electives (9 credits)
 
Winter
Electives (6 credits)
 
Spring
Electives (6 credits)
 
Summer
EDU 7991 Dissertation Orientation (1)
Writing workshop

Year Four

Autumn
EDU 7995 Dissertation (17)
can be spread out over four quarters