Ed.D. in Educational Leadership K-12 at Dallas Baptist University
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Ed.D. in Educational Leadership K-12 at Dallas Baptist University Ed.D. in Educational Leadership K-12 at Dallas Baptist University Presentation Transcript

  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership K-12 Online Information Session We will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m. (C.S.T.) Dr. Denny Dowd Dr. Neil Dugger Dr. Steven Wurtz
  • Topics for Today
    • DBU Mission
    • DBU Distinctives
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership K-12 Overview
    • Program Design
    • Program Structure
    • Application Process
    • Selection Standards
    • Questions
  • What is the DBU mission and how does it affect the Ed.D. program?
  • The mission of Dallas Baptist University is to provide Christ-centered quality higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings. Dr. Denny Dowd
  • What makes DBU different from other universities?
  • DBU Distinctives Distinctively different...Distinctively Christian
      • Christ-centered education
      • Academically rigorous
      • Practitioner focus
      • Value beyond price
      • Personal interaction with faculty, staff, and colleagues
      • Service learning – adding value back into the school district
    Dr. Denny Dowd
  • What is the history of the Ed.D. program at DBU?
  • Ed.D. History
    • Pilot program began in the fall of 2005
    • SACS gave final approval of program in 2006
    • 8 students enrolled in the program in the summer of 2005
    • 24 students were enrolled by spring of 2006
    • 79 students currently enrolled in the Ed.D. program
    Dr. Denny Dowd
  • Who is the Ed.D. program designed for and what are the benefits of having a doctoral degree?
  • Dr. Neil Dugger
    • Designed for practicing educators in K-12 settings
    • Benefits
      • Attain terminal degree
      • Advance your career
      • Gain new knowledge and skills
      • Become a better servant leader
  • What types of courses does the Ed.D program offer?
  • Design of the Ed.D. Program
    • 60 Total Hours
    • Cohort
    • Core Leadership Courses – 24 hours
    • Research Courses – 6 hours
    • K-12 Courses – 21 hours
    • Treatise – 9 hours
    Dr. Neil Dugger
  • When and where are the courses offered?
  • Structure of the Ed.D. Program
    • Classes meet on the main DBU campus in Dallas
    • 3 weekends per semester – all day Friday and Saturday
      • Fall dates: Sept 16-17, Oct 21-22, Nov 18-19
    • Summer symposium – 7 to 10 days
      • First summer: Regional
      • Second summer: Austin, TX
      • Third summer: Washington D.C.
    • Projects, papers, and reading between class meetings
    • Treatise to be completed on a self-paced time frame
    Dr. Neil Dugger
  • What are the benefits of the cohort structure?
  • Benefits of Cohort
    • Establish a structured support system
    • Increased collaboration among peers
    • Lasting relationships
    • Smaller class sizes
    • Defined course schedule to ensure graduation
    • Instructors can customize instruction to address the interest/needs of the group
    Dr. Steven Wurtz
  • In what way has the Ed.D. degree affected your career and/or you as a person?
  • Benefits of Ed.D. Program
    • Expanded my understanding of leadership as an organizational concept
    • Application in professional and personal life
    • Increased my ability to think and write critically from an analytical viewpoint
    • Increased my ability to understand research and the data models that are used to support claims
    • Expanded my professional opportunities
    Dr. Steven Wurtz
  • What is the cost of the program and what financial aid options are available?
  • Program Cost
    • $680 per hour
    • About $40,000 for entire 4 year program
    • Church matching grant- up to $3000 per year
    • Financial Aid Office: 214-333-5363
    Dr. Neil Dugger
  • How do I apply?
  • Application Process
    • Application (10-15 minutes) www.dbu.edu/doctoral/edd
    • Resume
    • Educator Certificate
    • Transcripts (from all colleges/universities attended)
    • Test Score (GRE, GMAT, or MAT)
    • Admission Assessment Instrument (6 essay questions)
    • Recommendation Letters (3)
    • Employment Support Letter
    • You may send all documents to the Ed.D. office:
    • Mail: 3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
    • Dallas, TX 75211
    • Fax: 214-333-5594
    • Email: eddk12@dbu.edu
  • What are the selection standards?
    • Ed.D. Selection Standards
    • Competitive selection process
    • Complete application file
    • Master’s degree
    • Graduate GPA: 3.2 or higher
    • Entrance exam score must be in the 50 th percentile
    • Interview Assessment
    • Statistics course to be completed by the end of the first year
    Dr. Neil Dugger
  • Questions? Dr. Neil Dugger
  • Contact Information Dr. Neil Dugger, Ed.D. Program Director [email_address] 214-333-6927 Jennifer Speer Assistant to the Director [email_address] 214-333-5728