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Educational Leadership and Policy Studies EAGLE Program Scheme

The Educational Administration Guided Leadership Experiences (EAGLE) Program

Fall Courses

Spring Courses

Other Course Requirements

ELPS 435: Human Resouce Management - 3 credits

**HUDE 400: Intermediate Statistics - 3 credits

XXX: Electives (Cognate) 12 credits = 4 credits

ELPS 514: Organizational Change - 3 credits

ELPS 422: - Seminar in Educational Policy - 3 credits

ELPS 506: Independent Study - 3 credits

ELPS 517: Workshop on Leadership Development - 3 credits

ELPS 455: Ethics in Decision Making - 3 credits

ELPS 584: Internship - 6 credits

ELPS 520: Financial Management in School Administration - 3 credits

EDAP 518: Politics of Education - 3 credits

**ELPS 599: Dissertation Seminar - 3 credits

ELPS 521: Educational Administration and Governance - 3 credits

ELPS 519: Information Technology in School Management - 3 credits

**ELPS 600: Dissertation Research - 6 credits

**ELPS 523: Research in Educational leadership & Policy Studies - 3 credits

*HUDE 501: Design and Analysis 1-3 credits (Another advanced level of Quantitative Research may be subscribed upon approval.)

*ELPS 524: Advanced Qualitative Research - 3 credits

ELPS 525: Case Law in Public School Administration - 3 credits


*Note‐ You are strongly encouraged to take both ELPS 524 and HUDE 501 in preparation for  your Comprehensive Exam and Dissertation research, however only one of those courses are  required at this time for program completion. The Department of Educational Leadership and  Policy Studies has no control of course offerings outside of ELPS. Therefore, please note that  course offerings in HUDE are subject to change.

**HUDE 400 (Intermediate Statistics) is a pre‐requisite course for ELPS 523 (Research in  Educational Leadership and Policy Studies).  

**ELPS 523 (Research in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is a pre‐requisite course for  ELPS 524 (Advanced Qualitative Research) and/or HUDE 501 (Design and Analysis 1).  

**ELPS 599 (Dissertation Seminar) is a pre‐requisite course for ELPS 600 (Dissertation Research).  

**ELPS 600 (Dissertation Research) is taken once the student enters into candidacy.


• Successfully complete all coursework with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA  

• Not accumulate 9 or more semester hours of grades below B  

• Demonstrate competency in the English language as evidenced by a passing score on  the Graduate Expository Writing Examination. The Expository Writing Examination  must be completed successfully before the student may sit to take the Preliminary  Examination.  

• Pass a written Preliminary and Comprehensive examination as prescribed by the faculty  of the major department.  

• Complete an approved internship for a minimum of one (1) semester (full‐time). The  Internship is a full‐time mentored experience, under the supervision of a field supervisor  in an assigned school, school district, or some other prior approved educational  organization.  

• Develop and defend a doctoral dissertation proposal in the major field that  demonstrates an ability to organize and present effectively findings and results of  research study.


1. A student must maintain academic good standing, which is a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). 

2. A student incurs academic probation when the cumulative grade point average falls below 3.0. 

3. A student who is on academic probation and does not achieve good academic (3.0) standing by the end of the next semester in residence shall be suspended from the graduate program. 

4. A student who accumulates nine (9) or more semester hours of grades below B shall also be suspended from the graduate program. 

5. A student who has been suspended from a graduate program may not be readmitted until one full semester (excluding the summer session) has passed.

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