Requirements

Degree Requirements (94 units)

  1. EDUC 700. Scientific Inquiry (4)
  2. EDUC 702. Foundations of Education and Leadership (5)
  3. EDUC 705. Organizations and Leadership (4)
  4. EDUC 707. Quantitative Methods (4)
  5. EDUC 709. Diversity and Equity in Educational Administration: School Districts and Community Colleges (4)
  6. EDUC 712. Qualitative Methods (4)
  7. EDUC 714. Educational Systems as Cultural and Social Systems (4)
  8. EDUC 718. Strategic Planning, Accountability and Change (5)
  9. Four units chosen from:
    • EDUC 720. Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (4)
    • EDUC 722. Advanced Qualitative Research Methods (4)
  10. EDUC 726. Ethical Leadership and Decision-Making in Education (4)
  11. Eight units at the master's level which relate to the student's area of dissertation study chosen in consultation with the student's dissertation chair and the program director.
  12. Optional: Required courses must be completed before these units can be taken:
    • EDUC 780. Special Topics in Educational Leadership (1-4)
    • EDUC 795. Independent Study (2-4)

Specialization (23 units)

Students must take all courses within one of the following specializations:

P-12 Specialization (23 units)

  • EADM 730. Politics, Legislative Action and Educational Change (4)
  • EADM 732. Fiscal Planning and Facilities Management (5)
  • EADM 734. Advanced Human Resource Management (5)
  • EADM 736. Instructional Leadership and Learning Strategies (4)
  • EADM 738. Assessment and Evaluation (5)

Community College Specialization (23 units)

  • EADM 760. Foundations and Introduction to Community College (4)
  • EADM 762. Trends and Issues in Community Colleges (4)
  • EADM 764. Instructional Methodologies and Strategies in the Community College (5)
  • EADM 766. Community College Finances and Fiscal Resources (5)
  • EADM 768. Community College Leadership, Governance, Policy and Politics (5)

Dissertation (21 units)

  1. EDUC 790. Research Seminar (1) for a total of (5)
  2. EDUC 799. Dissertation (2-6 units) for a total of (16)

NOTE: the Community College Track will not be offered during the 2012-14 academic year.

See page 459 in the 2012-2014 Bulletin of Courses for EDUC course descriptions and page 478 for EADM course descriptions.

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