The advanced degree programs in Instructional Leadership provide
students with an intellectual environment that enables them to
refine existing knowledge and develop new knowledge, practices, and
skills in the areas of administration, curriculum, diversity,
higher education, and instructional technology to take
leadership roles in facilitating the growth and
development of other educators.
program planning sheet for the 60-credit Ed.D. Instructional
The program prepares graduates
Adapt curriculum theory to
- Interpret various theories of curriculum.
- Identify and implement appropriate adaptations to the
curriculum for students with diverse learning needs.
- Understand and critique curriculum models and practices in the
Utilize and interpret educational
- Design learning modules and units
- Use web technologies as alternatives or supplements to
- Conduct research on technology as related to instruction and
- Use technology tools for assessment and accountability
- Provide leadership in developing instructional technology
Address the learning needs of diverse
- Design and implement instructional approaches for students with
talents, or those with educational challenges.
- Develop programmatic designs that facilitate system change to
the learning needs of diverse learners.
- Understand and critique programs and practices for diverse
local, national, and international perspectives.
Understand and conduct
- Investigate educational issues, using both statistical and
- Draw reasoned interpretations from existing research to make
regarding educational issues.
- Understand and critique research approaches in light of theory,
climate, and methodological strengths and weaknesses.
- Apply professional and ethical standards in research.
- Develop professional reports for dissemination to the research
via appropriate forums.
The Instructional Leadership Ed.D. Program is designed to
develop educational leaders who are prepared to assume professional
leadership in higher education, school-level teaching, social
agencies, non-for-profit agencies, corporations and foundations,
central-office administrative positions- particularly those
directly related to curriculum and instruction, educational
technology and differentiated instruction.
What You Need to Know:
St. John’s OPEID # 00282300
Program Name: Instructional Leadership
College/School: The School of Education
Normal length of program: Four semesters and
two summer sessions
Median Federal Student Loan Debit: $49,083
Median Private Student Loan Debit: $0
Program Completion in Normal Time:
Job Placement Rate: Awaiting establishment of
NCES methodology to calculate this rate.
Above figures are based on 10 students
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