College of Education and Human Development

Description of the Program

The rigorous and comprehensive doctoral curriculum expands the 20-credit hour doctoral core curriculum (e.g., leadership seminars, quantitative and qualitative research courses) with a 21-credit hour professional specialization and a 12-credit hour minor area in a newly-developed Special Education Leadership concentration. Concluding with the 12-credit hours for dissertation research, this doctoral program consists of a total of 65 credits that participants will complete within three or four years.

Click on the following links to view DRAFTS of part-time Programs of Study that begin January 2009 and Fall 2009 . The Programs of Study for full-time doctoral students consist of more credits-per-semester. At this time, the DRAFTS give you an idea of how many courses and which courses you may be taking in a specific sequence.