University of Missouri - Columbia Cooperative Doctorate in Educational Leadership

Graduate programs

University of Missouri - Columbia Cooperative Doctorate In Educational Leadership

Cynthia MacGregor, Program Coordinator

Park Central Office Building, Room 120; Phone 417-836-6046; CMacgregor@missouristate.edu

Missouri State University collaborates in a cooperative program with the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) leading to an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.  The degree is conferred by MU.  This is an advanced study in educational leadership for administrators, program leaders and teachers/ researchers desiring a variety of leadership positions in education, government, and industry. This degree program does not provide credentials for certification in K-12 school settings.

The two-year cycle of course work (34 hours) begins in the summer of odd-numbered years and continues in sequential semesters.  Dissertation research (12 hours) will extend beyond this time frame.  The fall and spring semester courses in the program are offered at the Springfield campus and students take 7 hours each summer on the MU campus.

The deadline for submission of application materials to MU is December 1st in the even numbered years.  For more information, contact the Department of Counseling, Leadership and Special Education at Missouri State University at 417-836-5392. Students may also contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at MU (573-882-8221) for application, admission, and program details.