Doctor of Education

Doctor of Education, Higher Education Concentration: 48-Hour Program of Studies

The following presents a typical strategy for completing the requirements within LMU’s 48-Hour Doctoral Program of Studies which are designed for those candidates entering the program with a master’s degree plus thirty hours or an educational specialist degree.This plan should be used in conjunction with advice from the candidate’s major professor. Courses on the plan may be scheduled during terms other than those indicated. This possible plan reflects required core, research, and primary concentration coursework.

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Credits
Sub-Total Credits
48

Six Terms or Two Years plus additional time the candidate may require to complete his or her dissertation (minimum of 15 hours). The program of studies includes 15 hours of core coursework; 18 hours in a given concentration; and a minimum of 15 hours of research related to completion of the candidate’s dissertation.

Total Credits
48