Our challenging, Christ-centered academic environment combines a deeper exploration of faith and learning. An interdisciplinary approach allows you to take ownership of your education and pursue a unique combination of theory and practical experience that equips you to make the best contribution possible in your specific sphere of influence.
|Orientation (Scheduled for Friday and Saturday before start of Fall classes)||Campus 1|
|Core||LEAD 7400||Educational Foundations||Campus 2||Two sets of research questions by the end of Fall term.|
|LEAD 7440||Educational Research|
|LEAD 7463||Curriculum Design and Application in Ministry|
|LEAD 7470||Higher Education Leadership|
|LEAD 7480||Ethics in Leadership|
|Concentration||LEAD 7320||Statistics I||Campus 3||Dissertation Topic due to EdD Office by May 15, Year 1.
Assignment of Dissertation Committees at the end of Spring term.
|LEAD 7461||Christian Education and Faith Formation|
|LEAD 7472||Higher Education Finance and law|
|LEAD 7481||Professional Leadership Development|
|SUMMER - Washington Institute|
|Core||LEAD 7402||Biblically-Based Servant Leadership||Seminars in Washington, D.C.||Continued compilation of research literature from course content and independent research.|
|LEAD 7404||Theories of Leadership and Management|
|Core||LEAD 7490||Leadership Proposal Design||Campus 4||Complete Proposal by May 1.|
|Concentration||LEAD 7403||Theories of Human Development|
|Core||LEAD 7465/74757585||Strategic Planning in Educational Ministry/Higher Education/Leadership||Campus 5||Continued compilation of research literature from course content and independent research.|
Quantitative Methods of Research
|SUMMER - Oxford Institute
Theories of Learning (Service-Learning)
|Seminars in Oxford, England||Committee work on Proposal. Submit for Methodology Review and Human Participants Review by August 10.|
|Concentration||LEAD 7464/74/84||Global Leadership in Educational Ministry/Higher Education/Leadership|
|LEAD 7050||Leadership Comprehensive Exams|
|Concentration||LEAD 7466/7476/7486||Leading Change in Ministry Organizations/Higher Education Organizations/Leadership Organizations||Campus 6||Proposal Defense during Fall Break.|
|LEAD 7491||Leadership Dissertation I
(No campus seminar)
|Complete Dissertation and submit for Methodology Review by May 1.|
|LEAD 7492||Leadership Dissertation II||Campus 7||Dissertation Defense during Mid-Summer On-Campus Seminars.|
Ozzie Ingram, Ed.D.
— Ozzie Ingram, Ed.D. Director