Doctoral Programs

Dreeben School of Education Doctor of Philosophy Concentration in Organizational Leadership

Program of Study

The Degree Plan specifies 57 semester hours of course work, a Qualifying Examination and 9 semester hours (minimum) of Dissertation Writing.

Common Core Courses

Concepts of Leadership

Belief Systems: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Research Methods and Tools

Ethics for the Professions

Social Science Statistics

Qualitative Research Methods

Constructing Research Design

Advanced Social Science Statistics or Qualitative Research Design 

Organizational Leadership Required Courses

Organizational Theory and Culture

Practicum in Organizational Leadership

Adult Learning and Development

Practicum in Adult Learning Environments

Electives (21 hours) :

Specialities available in:

Adult Education

Online Teaching and Training

School Leadership

Student Services


Sports Management

International Education and Entrepreneurship

Program Evaluation (link pending)

Qualifying Examination

Dissertation (minimum of 9 hours)

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