Community College Leadership, Ed.D.
- A year-long mentoring and experiential learning component where students are supporting community college partners while guided by national experts.
- An emphasis on public scholarship so that students are disseminating research to practitioners in the field.
- A program evaluation dissertation that provides students with the opportunity to assess the effectiveness of programs, policies, or practices that address problems of practice in the field.
- An earned master's degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above;
- Professional experience in the field of education; and
- Demonstrated academic excellence, problem-solving ability, and an interest in critically assessing and bringing about improvements within current educational policies and practices.
|EDLD 810||Community College Leadership Institute||1|
|EDLD 811||Community Colleges: Past, Present and Future||3|
|EDLD 812||Leadership Theory and Change Management||3|
|EDLD 831||The Scholarly Practitioner||3|
|EDLD 813||Promoting Equity: Teaching and Supporting Diverse Student Learners||3|
|EDLD 832||Educational Research I||3|
|EDLD 840||Mentoring I||1|
|EDLD 814||Innovative Teaching Strategies and Practices||3|
|EDLD 815||Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Innovation||3|
|EDLD 833||Educational Research II||3|
|EDLD 850||Experiential Learning I||2|
|EDLD 820||Community College Finance||3|
|EDLD 855||Experiential Learning II||2|
|EDLD 930||Dissertation in Practice I||2|
|EDLD 826||Strategic Human Resource Management||3|
|EDLD 860||Mentoring II||1|
|EDLD 834||Curricular and Instructional Leadership||3|
|EDLD 841||Student Services Leadership||3|
|EDLD 935||Dissertation in Practice II||2|
|EDLD 825||Legal Issues, Policies, and Ethical Practices in the Community College||3|
|EDLD 821||Critical Role of Partnerships in Community College Leadership||3|
|EDLD 940||Dissertation in Practice III||2|
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Community College Leadership doctoral program, students will be able to:
- Use an evidence-based approach to decision making and leadership, with a focus on the goal of increased rates of student completion and success.
- Promote culturally responsive pedagogical and supportive practices that are grounded in theory and research.
- Engage in partnerships to champion the mission of the community college and lead various reform efforts aimed at reducing equity gaps.
- Effectively engage in strategic planning and assessment and clearly communicate vision and data to various stakeholders.