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Earning a Doctor of Education degree from Frostburg State University equips you to assume a leadership role in your chosen area of specialization, to be that administrator, supervisor, master teacher, policy specialist or something else. This applied doctoral degree is rooted in practical experiences, exploration of case studies, problem-based learning activities and an integrated practicum. The educational leadership doctorate program is offered in alternate years on the Frostburg State University campus (even years) and the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (odd years).
Applying Theory and Research to Practice – Focus on integration of program content into the selection, design and use of research techniques appropriate to the individual’s dissertation study.
Organizational Change and Leadership Theory – Complete a review of major organizational theorists as background to focus on change theory and organizational renewal and transformation from the educational leader’s role. The role of vision and mission processes will be developed.
Educational Assessment – Explore strategies, skills and techniques of assessing instruction, programs, systems and institutions, as appropriate to candidate career needs.
Find out more about Frostburg State University’s Doctor of Education program requirements.
Career Outlook for Education Leaders:
A doctorate of education degree can lead in many diverse career directions. The chart below lists anticipated career growth through 2024 for several educational leadership positions, as predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|Postsecondary educational administrators||9 percent growth|
|Elementary, middle and high school principals||6 percent growth|
|Instructional coordinators||7 percent growth|
For more information, visit www.bls.gov/ooh/ (U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook) and search for your specific area of career interest.
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