Educational Management (Ph.D.)
The accelerated program provides candidates with an opportunity to develop the critical leadership skills and knowledge that are required in today’s increasingly complex, diverse, and information-driven educational organizations. This unique program in executive Educational Management provides an attractive and viable alternative to “traditional” doctoral programs in educational leadership. As an alternative doctoral model, the program is designed to:
- Provide candidates with an advanced curriculum that focuses on relevant and current topics and issues in executive educational leadership;
- Focus on the core leadership competencies, dispositions, and applied research that executive educational leaders need to be effective in educational settings;
- Provide opportunities for candidates to focus their dissertation on actual problems in educational organizations, making the dissertation relevant and practical, and thereby encouraging organizational support;
- Provide candidates with access to a network of successful educational leaders and organizations to support their intellectual, professional, and career development.