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2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership with a Concentration in PreK-12 Education (Doctor of Education)

The Endicott College Education Doctorate (Ed.D.) Educational Leadership degree program with a concentration in PreK -12 Education has been carefully designed to be responsive to the needs of mid-career professionals offering coursework primarily online and through residency weekends focused on professional development. The Ed.D. program blends theory, research, and practice to address challenges faced by contemporary schools and trains scholar-practitioners whose knowledge, leadership, analytic and management skills will facilitate high levels of teacher and student performance. The year-long apprenticeship experience provides significant opportunity to apply learning along with mentor observations and input.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 51

K-12 Leadership Electives

Electives - 9 credits

Students must choose three of the following courses:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will: 

  • Locate, analyze and synthesize existing research to address problems in the field.
  • Apply key concepts, theories, and frameworks from education and related fields of inquiry to critically examine leadership issues and decisions in educational settings.
  • Utilize social scientific research processes (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods) to develop and evaluate research
  • Communicate clearly with a scholarly audience via written research, oral presentations, and in dialog with each other.
  • Conduct original scholarship that contributes significantly to the field.