Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership

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.

Courses You’ll Take

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.