Wilkes University

Core Courses

Core courses required of all Ed.D students:

Leadership: 9 credits

  • ED 610 Ethics for Educational Leaders
  • ED 612 Leadership, Diversity, & Societal Change
  • ED 614 Organizational and Leadership Theory

Research: 12 credits

  • ED 681 Introduction to Educational Research
  • ED 682 Quantitative Methods for Educational Research I
  • ED 683 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research I
  • ED 685 Quantitative Methods for Educational Research II OR
 ED 686 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research II

Dissertation: 9 credits

  • ED 697 Dissertation Proposal Seminar
  • ED 698 Dissertation Proposal
  • ED 699 Dissertation

Educational Leadership: 15 credits

  • ED 615 Professional Seminar in Educational Leadership
  • ED 629 Strategic Thinking and Planning
  • ED 623 Educational Technology Leadership
  • ED 632 Cognition and Learning
  • ED 643 Trends and Innovations in Instructional Technology

Concentration in Instructional Leadership: 15 credits

  • ED 670 Curriculum Theory
  • ED 672 Curriculum Design and Instructional Models
  • Plus three electives from available doctoral level courses

 


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