Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

 
This is a non-licensure degree and is not a state-approved program. Completion of this degree will not lead to the eligibility of a VA state teaching license or a teaching license or certificate in any other state.
Education Theory Courses
EDUC 701Advanced Learning Theory and Research3
EDUC 703Theories of Historical and Social Foundations of Education3
Total Hours6
Educational Leadership Core
EDSP 723Administration and Supervision of Special Education 13
or EDUC 730 Issues & Trends in Learning Technologies
EDUC 745Organizational Analysis and Problem Solving3
EDUC 746Conflict Resolution3
EDUC 840Issues and Trends in Educational Leadership3
EDUC 848Culture and Educational Leadership3
Total Hours15
Elective Courses
EDUC Elective (500-800 level) 13
EDUC Elective (500-800 level) 13
Total Hours6
Research & Evaluation Courses
EDUC 750Survey of Educational Research 13
EDUC 816Applied Research3
EDUC 850Literature Review for Applied Research3
EDUC 880Applied Research Concepts & Methodology 2,33
Total Hours12
Capstone
EDUC 887Capstone I 15
EDUC 888Capstone II 15
EDUC 889Capstone III 15
EDUC 890Capstone IV 20
Total Hours15

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 54 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Successful completion of Capstone Project
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years1
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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