Graduate & Adult Studies

Curriculum and Instruction Leadership

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) 57 semester hours beyond a master's degree (maximum of 12 transfer hours)

Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Concentration - Designed for the teaching practitioner, instructional coach, lead teacher, and others who wish to work in educational leadership capacities.

Core Classes (12 hours):
EDUC 538 Foundations of Leadership
EDUC 720 Ethical, Social, and Spiritual Leadership Principles
EDUC 721 Educational Leadership Theory and Policy Analysis
EDUC 722 Organizational Leadership:  Effecting Continuous Growth in a Culture of Change

Concentration Classes (24 hours):
EDUC 530 Curriculum and Instruction Strategies
EDUC 740 The Teacher as Leader
EDUC 572 Evaluation for Continuous Improvement
EDUC 741 Diversity and Exceptionality Practice and Theory
EDUC 537 Topics in the Content Field
EDUC 750 Mentored Residency Internship and Professional Portfolio
Additional 6 Semester Hours in a Cognate Area

Research Core (9 hours):
EDUC 751 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Design
EDUC 752 Critical Analysis and Research Design
EDUC 753 Professional Composition Studies

Doctoral Dissertation (12 hours)
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Graduate and Adult Studies
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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