Leadership Doctoral Programs

Educational Technology Specialization

Ed.D. or Ph.D.

Online 61 - 67 credits * 4 years

Affordable Tuition

$461/mo

*if using financial aid

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Program Overview

The Ed.D/Ph.D program in Leadership with a specialization in Educational Technology develops technology experts into technicians responsible for instructional design, human resource development, professional development, project management and continuing education of employees. Graduates will be able to design, implement, evaluate and manage educational technology for K-12 education, higher education, corporate training, medicine and continuing education in professional settings.

The coursework, which is fully online, will assist in facilitating the exploration, discussion and understanding of challenges and possibilities of educational technology in a variety of educational settings.

Learning Objectives and Alignment

Based on the conceptual learning guidelines proposed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the doctoral programs in leadership with a specialization in educational technology are designed to enable doctoral candidates to engage students and improve learning, enrich professional practice and provide positive models for students and colleagues to:

  • Visionary leadership
  • Digital age learning culture
  • Excellence in professional practice

Alignment:
In addition to the ISTE standards, the program is aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (2008), and Educational Leadership Constituent Council (2011) standards in fulfillment of a doctorate in educational technology leadership.

Areas of Study

Ed.D. Track

CourseTitle
EDL 7140Organizational Change
EDT 7010Theories in Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDL 7210Policy Analysis
RES 7605Quantitative Analysis
EDT 7XXXDesign of Learning Environments
EDL 7300Ethics for Educational Leaders
RES 7700Qualitative Research
EDT 7XXXContemporary Issues in Technology and Instructional Design
EDT 7XXXTechnology Leadership in Organizations
EDT 7XXXData Management
EDT 7XXXStrategic Planning and Evaluation of Technology Programs
EDT 7XXXTechnology Department Management
EDT 7XXXHuman-Computer Interactions for Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXXTechnology Policy Analysis and Development**
EDT 7XXXDesigning for Online Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXXIssues in Technology Design and Management**
EDT 7XXXProject Management*
EDL 7620
OR
EDU 7100
School/District Improvement Using Data Analysis**
OR
Curriculum Theory and Design**
RES 7900Research Design (4 credit hours)
FPR 7011Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Leadership
COMP 7000Comprehensive Exam (fee)
DISS 7010Dissertation
DISS 7020Dissertation
DISS 7030Dissertation
DISS 8000*Dissertation Supervision (fee) (if needed)

Ph. D. Track

CourseTitle
EDL 7140Organizational Change
EDT 7010Theories in Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDL 7210Policy Analysis
RES 7605Quantitative Analysis
EDT 7XXXDesign of Learning Environments
EDL 7300Ethics for Educational Leaders
RES 7700Qualitative Research
EDT 7XXXContemporary Issues in Technology and Instructional Design
EDT 7XXXTechnology Leadership in Organizations
EDT 7XXXData Management
EDT 7XXXStrategic Planning and Evaluation of Technology Programs
EDT 7XXXTechnology Department Management
EDT 7XXXHuman-Computer Interactions for Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXXTechnology Policy Analysis and Development**
EDT 7XXXDesigning for Online Learning Systems*
EDT 7XXXIssues in Technology Design and Management**
EDT 7XXXProject Management*
EDL 7620
OR
EDU 7100
School/District Improvement Using Data Analysis**
OR
Curriculum Theory and Design**
RES 7900Research Design (4 credit hours)
RES 7800Mixed Methods Research
FPR 7300Philosophical of Scientific Knowledge
RES 7620Advanced Topics in Statistics
COMP 7000Comprehensive Exam (fee)
DISS 7010Dissertation
DISS 7020Dissertation
DISS 7030Dissertation
DISS 8000*Dissertation Supervision (fee) (if needed)

*Students must register for DISS 8000 repeatedly (as needed) to maintain continuous enrollment until program completion