COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL PROGRAM
GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
Program name: College and University Distance Cohort, Educational Leadership
College: Applied Human Science, School of Education
Department: Applied Human Science, School of Education
Degrees and Emphases: Ph.D., Education and Human Resources
Tuition and Fees: See the Colorado State University School of Education Continuing Education web page: http://soe.cahs.colostate.edu/CE/TuitionFees/
Kathy Lucas E-Mail:
Web Page (URL) address: http://soe.cahs.colostate.edu/Graduate/PhD/DEL/Default.aspx
Degree first offered:
Typical number of students admitted each year: 20 students per year (summer admission as part of cohort)
The College and University Leadership Cohort is designed for those who desire the knowledge and competencies that are acquired through doctoral study, with the intent of assuming leadership roles within higher education. It is a cohort based distance program designed for administrators and practitioners who are employed full-time.
The Educational Leadership, College and University Leadership cohort is designed to meet the needs of persons interested
in leadership positions within higher education.
It will specifically enable current practitioners and administrators to develop the competencies and improve their practice in order
to become more accomplished leaders and to enable them to seek more advanced leadership roles within higher education. The program objectives are:
The program delivery system is predominantly distance, with on campus, summer, condensed course work and advising. The program will operate within a cohort model, with students only admitted to the program beginning summer of each year. Students will be required to travel to Fort Collins for a 9 day extended week in July of each year and 2 days in January preceding the beginning of the spring semester. The six hours of course work during both the fall and spring semesters will be taken via computer and telecommunication delivery. The program is designed to be completed in four or five years, while the student remains employed full-time within a higher education setting.NATIONAL STANDARDS
Meets ACPA Professional Preparation Commission Standards:
Meets CAS Standards:
APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
- Earned master’s degree from an accredited institution
- Have completed basic research courses comparable to EDRM 600
- At least two years of professional work experience in a higher education institution/ setting, or at least two years of professional work experience within an institution that is engaged in work related to higher education.
- Completed Graduate Admissions application
- Competed program application
- Resume and Official Transcripts from all collegiate work
- A comprehensive resume
- International students must submit TOEL score of 213 (computer-based) or 550 (paper-based)
- GRE are not required
*Students are admitted once per year for cohort beginning in July of each year.
Program Required Hours: 60 hours, 30 higher education administration content and 30 hours research.
Comprehensive exams, submission to a referred journal and dissertation are also required.
- EDHE 671 Higher Education Administration
- EDUC 713 Teaching, Learning and Professional Growth
- EDHE 725 Ethics in Professional Leadership
- EDUC 709 Leadership Development
- EDHE 710 Higher Education Finance
- EDOD 672 Change Facilitation
- EDHE 792 Seminar (Literature Analysis and Synthesis)
- EDRM 704 Qualitative Research
- EDHE 701 Law in Higher Education
- EDRM 700 Quantitative Research Methods
- ED 716 Capstone Seminar –Educational Equity and Reform
- EDHE 714 Educational Policy
- EDRM 705 Qualitative Data Analysis or EDRM 707 Quantitative Data Collections Methods
- EDRM 708 Narrative Inquiry or EDRM 706 Analysis of Relationships
- EDOD 667 Power Politics- Influence in Organizations
- EDHE 792 Seminar (Dissertation Proposal)
- EDHE 799 Dissertation
(Preliminary Exams and Dissertation Proposal Advising)
STUDENT DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION - Students in student affairs or higher education administration programs (2005-2006):
PROGRAM FACULTY (Faculty members with areas of specialization and percentage of time devoted to the program.)
March 1 2009
Information submitted by: Kim Okamoto
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