EdD in Educational Leadership and Management Master’s Track Curriculum Plan

Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

Main Track

  • Psychology of Schooling
  • Research Design
  • Leadership and Learning Organizations
  • Current Issues and Trends in Education
  • Quantitative Research Methods (2 courses in total)
  • Law, Ethics and Equity
  • Student and Personnel Services in Higher Education
  • Financial and Business Management for Higher Education
  • Integrative Technology Systems in Higher Education
  • Foundations in Multicultural and Global Educational Systems
  • Special Topics Field Project
Dissertation Series
  • Dissertation Plan (2 courses in total)
  • Dissertation Proposal (2 courses in total)
  • Dissertation Preparation (2 courses in total)

Social Justice Track

  • Foundations of Social Justice
  • Research Design
  • Leadership and Learning Organizations
  • Global Perspective
  • Quantitative Research Methods (2 courses in total)
  • Social Justice Organizational Change
  • Financial and Business Management for Higher Education
  • Integrative Technology Systems in Higher Education
  • Foundations in Multicultural and Global Educational Systems
  • Special Topics Field Project
Dissertation Series
  • Dissertation Plan (2 courses in total)
  • Dissertation Proposal (2 courses in total)
  • Dissertation Preparation (2 courses in total)

K-12/Charter School Track

  • Principalship
  • Research Design
  • Leadership and Learning Organizations
  • Charter School Devleopment
  • Quantitative Research Methods (2 courses in total)
  • Urban Education
  • Financial and Business Management for Higher Education
  • Integrative Technology Systems in Higher Education
  • Foundations in Multicultural and Global Educational Systems
  • Special Topics Field Project
Dissertation Series
  • Dissertation Plan (2 courses in total)
  • Dissertation Proposal (2 courses in total)
  • Dissertation Preparation (2 courses in total)

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.