Curriculum Structure

Leadership Core

Leadership Studies student

Core Leadership Studies Sequence
(23 credit hours)

Research Core

Leadership Studies Graduate Assistant

Research Core and Dissertation
Sequence
(12 + 16 credit hours)

Cognate Specialization

Leadership Studies Student

Elective/Cognate
(9 hours)

Curriculum Structure

• EDAS 7830: Orientation to Leadership Studies (1)
• EDLS 7010: Organizational Change (3)
• EDLS 7210: Leadership Theories (4)
• EDLS 7110: Moral and Ethical Leadership (4) • EDLS 7310: Diversity and Cultural Leadership (3)
• EDAS 7820: Leadership for Adult Development (3)
• EDLS 7410: Institutional Policy (3)
• EDLS 7710: Internship (2)


• EDFI 7510: Advanced Quantitative Methods I (3)
• EDFI 7520: Advanced Quantitative Methods II (3)
• EDFI 7540: Qualitative Research Methods (3)
• EDLS 7750: Proposal Development (3)

• EDAS 7990: Dissertation Research (16 minimum)

Students can select any courses at the 6000 or 7000 level to help augment
their content knowledge. These courses may help students deepen content
knowledge for use within the dissertation.