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Doctor of Education: Concentration K-12 Leadership

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Total Credit Hours
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Overview

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership at Austin Peay State University (APSU) focuses on providing skills to a variety of leaders in public and private education at both the K-12 and higher education levels.

 

The doctoral program in Educational Leadership: K–12 Leadership aims to enhance the knowledge and competencies of K–12 school leaders so they may provide optimal conditions for the education of youth and adult learners. The program is designed to enhance intellectual understanding of leadership theory and policy, deepen leadership capacity, and position leaders for elevated organizational responsibility.

 

The objectives of the Ed.D. are to prepare leaders who:

 

Ed.D. Program Specifics
The Ed.D. program length is 60 semester credit hours beyond a master's degree:

 

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Admission Requirements

For information related to admission requirements or to view the courses within each program, please visit the graduate bulletin.  To apply for admission, click here

 

Sample Plan

2021: Educational Leadership: K-12 Leadership, Ed.D

 

What opportunities are available with this degree:

  • Leadership at the state level
  • Leadership at the school level
  • Non-profit Organization Leadership
  • Intructional Leader/Academic Coach
  • Principal or Assistant Principal
  • Professor
  • Leadership at the district level
Where have APSU alumni gone?
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Meet Alexandra Willis

After completing a 1 year stage management internship at Lexington Children's Theatre, Paige has moved to New York where she is beginning work as a Stage Manager in the Julliard School Professional Internship Program.

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Meet Alexandra Willis

After completing a 1 year stage management internship at Lexington Children's Theatre, Paige has moved to New York where she is beginning work as a Stage Manager in the Julliard School Professional Internship Program.

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Meet Alexandra Willis

After completing a 1 year stage management internship at Lexington Children's Theatre, Paige has moved to New York where she is beginning work as a Stage Manager in the Julliard School Professional Internship Program.

How Do I Get Started?

Admission is via audition and/or portfolio review and interview. Begin the application process now by setting up an audition date.