The mission of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership is to create a network of school and college administrators prepared to effect profound change in teaching and learning that leads to improved student achievement.
Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Information Session
We invite you to attend an information session to explore the exciting opportunities in the Community College Leadership Cohort. We will discuss the potential growth for you as an educator professional, learn about the program’s curricular sequence and academic milestones, go over fees and financial aid, learn more about program faculty, meet the program director, Dr. Nathan Durdella, and answer all your questions about the application. Please register for one of the dates listed:
- Monday, 9/19 at 5pm. Click here to register.
- Monday, 10/17 at 5pm. Click here to register.
- Monday, 3/6 at 5pm. Click here to register.
- Monday, 4/3 at 5pm. Click here to register.
Courses Requirements and Sequence
The program requires 60 units of coursework to be completed over three full years.
Program of Study for Community College Leadership Cohort
|ELPS 700||The Art of Collaborative Leadership (3)|
|ELPS 705||Organizational Complexity and Change (3)|
|ELPS 710||Curricular and Instructional Leadership for Systemic Reform (6)|
|ELPS 715||Leading Change through Cultural Competence (3)|
|ELPS 720||Postsecondary Finance/Enrollment Management (3)|
|ELPS 725||Instructional Assessment and Program Evaluation (3)|
|ELPS 735||Law and Policy in Postsecondary Education|
|ELPS 740||Entrepreneurship in Education (3)|
|ELPS 745||The Science of Administration (3)|
|ELPS 750||The Ethical Dimensions of Leadership (3)|
|ELPS 755||Human Relations in Educational Organizations (3)|
|ELPS 760||Field-based Inquiry I (3)|
|ELPS 770||Applied Quantitative Inquiry I (3)|
|ELPS 775||Applied Quantitative Inquiry II* (3)|
|ELPS 780||Applied Qualitative Inquiry I (3)|
|ELPS 785||Applied Qualitative Inquiry II* (3)|
|ELPS 789||Dissertation Seminar (12)|
|Year One (18 units)||Fall||Spring||Summer|
|ELPS 700||ELPS 705||ELPS 710|
|ELPS 780||ELPS 770|
|Year Two (27 units)||Fall||Spring||Summer|
|ELPS 715||ELPS 725||ELPS 720|
|ELPS 760||ELPS 735||ELPS 745|
|*ELPS 775 or 785||ELPS 789||ELPS 789|
|Year Three (15 units)||Fall||Spring||Summer|
|ELPS 740||ELPS 755||ELPS 750|
|ELPS 789||ELPS 789||ELPS 789|
Identify Dissertation Chair
End of Spring Year One