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Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership

Doctor of Education Degree [Ed.D.]
in Educational Leadership

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The purpose of this degree is to provide advanced professional study and preparation for research for Christian educators and leaders.

Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the educational leadership program will be able to

  • interpret the changing themes in American traditional education from the 1600s to the present,
  • exhibit a distinctively Christian-traditional philosophy of education as it applies to curriculum and methods of teaching,
  • assess the philosophical roots of major educational theories and current practice,
  • demonstrate graduate-level competence in written research and analysis,
  • apply biblical wisdom and character to leadership situations,
  • plan the duties of a school leader,
  • evaluate formal educational research for Christian classroom applications,
  • exhibit a working, comprehensive knowledge of educational leadership in writing,
  • exhibit a working, comprehensive knowledge of educational leadership orally, and
  • perform and successfully defend high-quality, original research that will contribute to the cause of Christian-traditional education.

Course Requirements

Students who did not earn credit for ED 600 Education Seminar previously will be required to attend Summer Seminar in addition to these requirements.