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School System Leadership (EDUC)   

Program Title and Classification

School System Leadership

Graduate Degree Program

College: Education

Abstract

The program is administered at the College of Education level as it involves faculty from across the college. Students are required to have a Master's degree as well as Administrator I Certification. This is a closed cohort program offered in collaboration with local school systems. The degree requires 90 credits, of which 60 must be taken in the program and the remaining 30 must be from a previously earned Master's degree.

Admissions Information

Please contact your department for admissions information.

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant FallSpring
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
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International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
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Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://www.education.umd.edu

Degree Requirements

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Core Requirements

Students are required to complete 90 credits, of which 60 must be taken in the program and the remaining 30 must be from a previously earned Master's degree.

EDUC 701: Applied Research and Data Based Decision Making for School Leaders (3 credits) EDUC 702: Applied Research Design for Education Leaders (3 credits)
EDUC 703: Conducting Library Research for Dissertations (2 credits) EDUC 704: Introduction to Writing the Dissertation in Practice (2 credits)
EDUC 705: Education Policy Making and the School Leader (4 credits) EDUC 740: Managing Educational Organizations in a Diverse Society (4 credits)
EDUC 747: Advanced Seminar on Instructional Improvement for School Leaders (4 credits) EDUC 760: The Human Dimension in Administration (4 credits)
EDUC 767: Seminar on School District Leadership (4 credits) EDUC 769: System Innovation and Transformation (4 credits)
EDUC 888: Applied Apprenticeship in Education (8 credits) EDUC 898: Pre-Candidacy Research (6 credits)
EDUC 899: Dissertation of Practice Research (12 credits) Master's Degree courses (30 credits)

 

 

 

Website

http://www.education.umd.edu

Associated Information