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Higher Education Leadership and Policy Ph.D. Curriculum

Higher Education Curriculum

  1. Social Science Core Requirements (15 hours)
    • Politics of Education
    • Sociology of Education
    • Economics of Education
    • History of Education
  2. Specialty PhD Seminars (9 hours)
  3. Research Methods (18 hours)
    • Research Design and Methods
    • Intro to Statistics (Inference)
    • Regression Analysis I
    • Regression Analysis II
    • Causal Analysis
    • Qualitative Research Methods
  4. Research Practicum (6 hours – 1 credit in the Fall, 2 credits in the Spring, 3 credits in Maymester of 1st year)
  5. V. PhD Proseminar (1 hour/year in years 2, 3, and 4)
  6. Electives or Transfer Hours (to total 72 hours)