Course Schedule

Sample Program Schedule

Year 1

Term 1 – Fall

  • Framing Educational Leadership
  • Challenges in Urban Education: Leadership
  • Challenges in Urban Education: Diversity or Learning

Term 2 – Spring

  • Challenges in Urban Education: Diversity or Learning
  • Inquiry Methods I

Term 3 – Summer

  • Challenges in Urban Education: Accountability
  • Concentration Course #1

Year 2

Term 4 – Fall

  • Inquiry Methods II
  • Concentration Course #2

Term 5 – Spring

  • Critique of Research
  • Concentration Course #3

Term 6 – Summer

  • Dissertation Seminar
  • Concentration Course #4
  • Special Topics

Year 3

Term 7 – Fall

  • Dissertation Writing

Term 8 – Spring

  • Dissertation Writing

 Concentration Courses

Educational Psychology

  • Advanced Educational Measurement & Evaluation
  • Current Research in Learning
  • Issues in Human Motivation
  • Issues of Lifespan Development

Higher Education Administration

  • Administration in Higher Education
  • Advanced Student Development in Higher Education
  • Assessment, Organizational Learning, and Performance
  • Finance in Higher Education

K-12 Leadership in Urban School Settings

  • Economics of Education
  • Politics and Policies of Educational Governance
  • School Leadership and Instructional Improvement
  • Leadership for Principals/Leadership for Superintendents

Teacher Education in Multicultural Societies (TEMS)

  • Curriculum, Teacher Preparation, and Student Learning
  • Examining Literacy Theories and Practice
  • Research and Practice in the Preparation of Teachers
  • Pedagogy in Teacher Education