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EDDH 7300 Readings in Higher Education
A guided individual study, in consultation with a higher education faculty member, designed to provide the doctoral student with an in-depth analysis in a specific area of interest or expertise in the field of higher education. Permission from the Ed.D. Director is required. Fall, Winter, Summer, Spring.
EDDH 7315 Budgeting and Finance in Higher Education
Students will participate in a variety of experiential and research based activities designed to provide the budgeting and finance knowledge and skills necessary to lead colleges and universities. Students will examine revenue, fundraising and development, types of expenditures, tuition and financial aid, budgeting, and accounting practices. Issues of local, state and federal laws and policies governing higher education finance will be addressed and applied from a servant leadership perspective.
EDDH 7320 Internship in Higher Education Leadership (S-L)
Students will participate in a collaboratively developed, field - based internship experience on a higher education campus and with a servant leader perspective. These experiences will be under the joint supervision of a university leader and a university supervising professor. Initial planning and design of a higher education research project will be defined and initial implementation strategies begun. Application for the internship must be made one semester prior to enrollment.
EDDH 7321 Internship in Higher Education Leadership II (S-L)
Students will continue in the field - based practicum experiences under the mentorship of university leaders. In addition, more in - depth analysis of experiences will be undertaken from a servant leader perspective. Students will complete their higher education improvement research project begun in EDDH 7320. Application for the internship must be made one semester prior to enrollment.
Prereq: EDDH 7320 (Internship in Higher Education Leadership I).
EDDH 7340 History and Philosophy of Higher Education
Students will examine the development of American higher education and the philosophical constructs against the background of influential social, political, economic, and intellectual issues. Topics of study include: historical formation including the impact of Christianity upon the development of higher educational institutions, early American higher education, current trends of higher education in America, and the role of church, government, politics, and economy in the philosophical trends of American higher education.
EDDH 7355 Higher Education Law
This course surveys federal and state law governing colleges and universities in the United States of America with a focus on the application of education law to specific patterns commonly presented to various academic administrators.
EDDH 7355 The Law and Higher Education
This course surveys federal and state law governing colleges and universities in the United States of America with a focus on the application of education law to specific patterns commonly presented to various academic administrations.
EDDH 7365 Community College Leadership
Students will learn the history, development, and theoretical philosophies of community colleges in American society. The current and future roles and functions of community college leadership as compared to four-year universities will also be analyzed.
EDDH 7371 Student Services Leadership
Students will participate in an in-depth study of the functions and professional issues of Student Affairs leadership. Pertinent concepts of administration and student development will be explored and analyzed. The functions of and relationships between various students services departments will be both discussed and applied through problem based learning.
EDDH 7373 College and University Leadership
Students will participate in an in - depth analysis of the various institutional models of higher education as well as their organizational roles on a national perspective. The principal administrative and leadership functions, including faculty personnel, business management, public relations, and the liaisons of student personnel with other administrative and leadership functions will be analyzed and evaluated.
EDDH 7378 Academic Affairs Leadership
Students will learn the current theories and strategies for academic leadership in higher education that include philosophy, curriculum development, instructional management, and forces that influence academic decision-making. Emphasis will be placed on developing leadership skills for improving academic performance based on effective assessment of student performance and identified learner outcomes.