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Design Phase: Developing and Designing

Program: Education Doctorate in Educational Studies

Department: Educational Administration

Program Areas:

  1.  Educational Administration
  2. Higher Education and Student Affairs

Current Mission/Goals: The EdD in Educational Studies- Educational Administration unit is designed to equip educational leaders to transform schools, districts, organizations, and communities through context-focused professional practice that has a direct bearing on the well-being of individuals in the school ecology and the larger ecologies in which they live and work.

Expected Program Outcomes:

The vision for the EdD program is aligned with that of CPED, and The Ohio State wants to prepare educational leaders to become well-equipped scholarly practitioners who lead the profession in meeting the educational challenges in their places of the profession and the broader education community.

Expected Student Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the EdD Educational Administration graduates will:

  • Provide leadership in their professional context by applying advanced theoretical perspectives to problems of practice.
  • Contribute to the public discourse on the improvement of education and other professional practice.
  • Engage in and promote evidence-based practices through the application of rigorous methodology;
  • Lead innovative education policy.
  • Develop mutually beneficial partnerships between public and private interests.
  • Conduct high quality, field-based inquiry in policy and practice.
  • Design and implement inclusive and equitable policies, practices, and organizational change processes.
  • Innovate in leadership and followership models through multidisciplinary strategies and problem-solving;
  • Develop a professional identity and engage in reflective practice;
  • Conduct local cultural studies and regional histories;
  • Contribute to community well-being through advocacy, community decision making, and inter- contextual and interagency relationships including public and private interests, and
  • Write across various genres for professional and scholarly dissemination
  • Upon successful completion of the EdD in HESA we expect each graduate will:
  • Comprehend and apply foundational and contemporary theories to scholarly questions and issues in the field of higher education and student affairs
  • Evaluate and understand various research approaches to better understand critical issues in postsecondary education.
  • Engage in and promote evidence-based practices through the application of rigorous methodology;
  • Lead innovative education change and reform.
  • Design and implement inclusive and equitable policies, practices, and organizational change processes.
  • Innovate in leadership and followership models through multidisciplinary strategies and problem-solving;
  • Develop a professional identity and engage in reflective practice;
  • Translate theory into effective educational practice and elevate their role as a scholar- practitioner contributing to the improvement of professional practice, and
  • Write across various genres for professional and scholarly dissemination 

 

Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)
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