Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Educational Technology Innovation

Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Educational Technology Innovation

Degree: Doctor of Education

Major: Educational Leadership

Concentration: Educational Technology Innovation

Complete the Doctoral Program Application.

The Formstack Department Application consists of the following:

  • Submit Application Essay (not to exceed 1500 words) that addresses the following
    • What is your goal in pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership?
    • Why are applying to the Lamar program?
    • What do you anticipate having to change in your current schedule to be successful in the doctoral program?
  • A copy of your current resume/vita.

The Ed.D. in Educational Leadership prepares educators for advanced professional responsibility, leadership and accountability in diverse school and learning communities. Because of our rapidly changing world that continues to evolve into a global community and emerging markets, leaders must be able to work in a diverse, multi-national environment whether it be corporate, non-profit or education. Therefore, the Lamar University Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program has adapted its goals and focus to produce leaders with leadership competencies that can effectively lead in this changing global society

Degree Requirements

The Ed.D. requires the completion of 60 semester hours, which includes 33 hours of core courses, 15 hours in research and 12 hours in dissertation.  All coursework (including successful defense of the dissertation) must be completed within ten years.

Prerequisite:  Approval of Doctoral Director—Note:  Students must maintain continuous enrollment from the time of advancement to candidacy and register for at least 3 credit hours each semester until successful dissertation defense, not to exceed 3 years of advancement to candidacy.  The maximum number of dissertation credit hours is 12.