University of Vermont

College of Education and Social Sciences

Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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PhD Program of Study Requirements

Core Requirements (12 credits)

  • EDFS 455 Social Processes (3 credits)
  • EDLP 431 Organizational Leadership (3 credits)
  • EDLP 437 Policy Seminar (3 credits)
  • EDLP 432 Organizational Theory (3 credits)

Research (18 credits - 9 preselected and 9 elective)

  • EDLP 409 Applied Qualitative Educational Research (3 credits)
  • EDLP 419 Applied Quantitative Research (3 credits)
  • EDLP 429 Advanced Quantitative Research (3 credits)
Sample Elective Research Courses
  • EDLP 264 Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • EDLP 350 Survey Research Methods (3 credits)
  • EDFS 348 Advanced Qualitative Research (3 credits)
  • EDLP 439 Hierarchical Modeling (3 credits)

Concentration (12 credits)

  • Concentration (guided by student interest and committee approval)

Field of Study/Cognate (9 credits)

  • Transdisciplinary Options Within and Outside of CESS (guided by student interest and committee approval)

Dissertation Seminar (3 credits)

  • EDLP 449 Dissertation Writing Seminar (3 credits)

Comprehensive Examination

  • A written and oral individualized exam developed by dissertation committee after completing all coursework except for EDLP 449.

University Teaching Requirements

  • All doctoral candidates must acquire appropriate teaching experience. The nature and amount of teaching are determined in consultation with the student’s academic advisor. For example, this can be satisfied either by co-teaching a course with a faculty member or it may also be satisfied through teaching work associated with a GTA or other formal UVM teaching opportunity such as teaching a course through CE.

Dissertation (21 credits)

  • Minimum 21 credits

 

>> Total Credits: 75


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