Course Sequence

Doctor of Education online students will complete a total of 54 credit hours divided between learning foundations courses, organizational change courses, research methods courses, and immersion and capstone experiences.

Learn more about the typical program breakdown and explore individual courses below.

Year 1

Term 1

Issues in Diversity

3 credits, Organizational Change

Qualitative Research and Data Analysis

3 credits, Research Methods

Term 2

Models of Teaching

3 credits, Learning Foundations

Social Foundations of Education

3 credits, Organizational Change

Term 3

Statistical Methods

3 credits, Research Methods

Problem of Practice Phase One with On-Campus Immersion

3 credits, Immersions and Capstone

Year 2

Term 4

Teaching for Understanding

3 credits, Learning Foundations

Educational Evaluation

3 credits, Organizational Change

Term 5

Instructional Design

3 credits, Learning Foundations

Psychology of Learning

3 credits, Learning Foundations

Term 6

Mixed Methods Research

3 credits, Research Methods

Problem of Practice Phase Two with On-Campus Immersion

3 credits, Immersions and Capstone

Year 3

Term 7

Leadership and Organizational Change

3 credits, Organizational Change

Community Leadership and Collaboration

3 credits, Organizational Change

Term 8

Technology as a Curricular Approach

3 credits, Learning Foundations

Mentoring and Supervision

3 credits, Organizational Change

Term 9

Philosophy and Ethics in Leadership

3 credits, Organizational Change

Problem of Practice Final Phase - Capstone

3 credits, Immersions and Capstone