Baylor students who complete the Higher Education and Student Affairs masters program are eligible to apply for a special 2-3 program that allows them to obtain their Higher Education Studies and Leadership Ph.D. in three years by transferring one year of credit from their master’s program. The first and second years, the student will then take the following courses. In the third and final year, the student will complete their dissertation.
|Fall Semester 1 or 2||Hours|
|EDL 6305||Ethics and Values in Educational Leadership||3|
|EDL 6385||Higher Education--Business and Finance||3|
|EDL 6302||Teaching and Learning in Higher Education||3|
|Research Elective (2 courses)||6|
|General Elective (1 course)||3|
|Spring Semester 1 or 2|
|EDC 6345||Christian Faith and Education||3|
|EDL 6335||Research Practicum in Education||3|
|EDL 5375||Sociology of Higher Education||3|
|Research Elective (1 course)||3|
|Select one of the following Independent Study1 or Internship Courses2:||1-9|
|Special Problems in Education
or Special Problems in Educational Leadership
|Internship in Educational Leadership|
|Summer 1a and 2a|
|EDP 5334||Statistical Methods||3|
|EDL 6363||Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership||3|
|EDL 6306||Student Success in Higher Education||3|
|EDL 6V95||Special Problems in Educational Leadership||2|
|In the third and final year, the student will complete their dissertation:||7|
The student will work with a professor to produce a publishable journal article or professional presentation.
The student works with an administrative unit to gain practical experience in a particular area.