The Neag Ed.D. is a part-time 41-credit program divided into three distinct phases.
Year One is designed to develop students’ competencies as critical consumers of educational research and students’ skills to conduct practitioner-inquiry. Students will learn about the education policy system and legal issues in the field of education. Students will consider how their problem of practice relates to the frames of Equity, Policy, Leadership, and Adult Learning.
Year Two is designed to strengthen students' understanding of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Coursework will also advance students' knowledge of theory. Students will conduct a pilot study related to their problem of practice.
Years Three & Four are designed to support students in their capstone research projects.