The Educational Leadership doctoral program requires a minimum of 90 graduate credits beyond the undergraduate degree, and 9-12 credits of dissertation work. Masters and CAS courses can count toward this 90-credit doctoral requirement, requiring 33-credit cohort sequence for most students. The program is designed for students to continue to work while studying, as the program typically requires only one night on campus per week.
Students typically complete this doctoral program in three years. Each semester (including summers) is made up of one graduate course, as well as a hybrid Seminar in Educational Leadership that is conducted both online and face-to-face. Coursework areas include:
More information on academic requirements available in the Syracuse University Course Catalog.