The Department of Educational Administration and Foundations is a Phase III member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) which seeks to build sustainability and capacity in education leaders by integrating school improvement research into training for aspiring P-12 leaders. This concentration:
Within the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations, the P-12 Administration Doctoral concentration is designed for educators who hold a master's degree, have Licensure or a Type 75 Certificate (General Administrative-Principal), and have some building or district leadership experience. Candidates should possess good academic and leadership credentials. Those with a Type 75 Certificate, at least two years administrative leadership experience, and seeking administrative positions work toward a Doctoral degree. In addition, students may also complete requirements for Superintendent or Chief School Business Official endorsement on a professional educator license.