You may pursue a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership at the University of Central Missouri. The degree is conferred by the University of Missouri-Columbia. The program uses a cohort format that requires you to complete required coursework in two years. A dissertation follows the course work. Students are accepted into the cohort group every two years by meeting entrance requirements, which include a Master’s degree, a substantiated goal of educational leadership, GRE scores, undergraduate and graduate GPA, evaluation of a writing assessment and a personal interview. The curriculum includes the following broad themes:
Study commences with a summer schedule on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Fall and Spring semester courses are taught on campus and at UCM-Lee’s Summit by UCM faculty. Following a second summer of study in Columbia, as well as fall and spring study at UCM and the UCM-Lee’s Summit, students enter the dissertation stage of the degree.
For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri