Online Ed.D. PK-12 Educational Leadership Curriculum

PK-12 Educational Leadership Curriculum

Our program has been designed by education experts in consideration of today’s systematic challenges and individual needs. In addition to traditional topics, Bradley’s Ed.D. program also incorporates contemporary principles of ethics, technology and accountability to establish a modern, forward-facing knowledge base.

Ed.D. Core Courses

ENC 701-702The Internship6 Credits
ENC 708Boards and Educational Governance3 Credits
ENC 709Ethical and Political Foundations of Educational Policy3 Credits
ENC 710Learning in an Era of Technology3 Credits
ENC 711National Trends in Assessment, Data Analysis, and Accountability3 Credits

PK-12 Educational Leadership Courses

ENC 712The Superintendency3 Credits
ENC 713Legal and Ethical Issues Facing the Superintendency3 Credits
ENC 714Supervision of Instruction3 Credits
ENC 715Educational Finance3 Credits
ENC 716Culture and Community3 Credits

Doctoral Research Requirement

ENC 703Action Research 1: Introduction to Doctoral Studies and Annotated Bibliography3 Credits
ENC 704Action Research 2: Action Research Plan and Ethics3 Credits
ENC 705Action Research 3: Data Collection & Analysis3 Credits
ENC 706Action Research 4: Seminar in Action Research Literature Review3 Credits
ENC 707Action Research 5: Seminar in Action Research Data Analysis & Conclusions3 Credits

*The superintendent licensure track is only accepting applications for students pursuing licensure in the state of IL at this time. To earn an Illinois superintendent license, the applicant must have two years of experience working full time as a principal, director of special education, chief business official or other administrative positions while holding a valid administrator license.