Be a Force For Positive Change By Earning Your EdD

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EdS to EdD Program at Alverno

If you’ve earned your EdS, Alverno’s EdS to EdD program allows you to apply 15 credits from your EdS towards your Doctor of Education. As an Alverno EdD student, your EdS courses count as elective credits towards your EdD and take the place of your concentration.

As soon as you begin the program, you’ll be matched with an advisor who will guide you through the dissertation process and provide support along the way. You’ll be challenged through rigorous coursework to further develop your skills as a leader and educator.

EdS to EdD Courses

Intro Courses

EDD 801: Principles of Responsive and Transformational Leadership

EDD 802: Research in Educational Contexts

Research Methods

EDD 804: Research Methods

EDD 811: Statistics and Data Analysis

EDD 813: Advanced Research Methods and Data Analysis

Dissertation Courses

EDD 800: Dissertation Advisory I

EDD 810/ EDD 815: Dissertation Advisory II

EDD 820: Dissertation Advisory III

EDD 830/ EDD 837: Dissertation Advisory IV

EdS Electives

Application of 15 transfer credits for students holding an Ed.S. Transcript evaluation provided Alverno College.

Intermediate Courses

EDD 803: Ethical Organizational Leadership

EDD 812: Equity in Diverse Educational Settings

Advanced EdS to EdD Program Courses

EDD 840: Dissertation Defense and Dissemination

EDD 850: Transformational Leadership: Practice and Impact