EDLR: Adult, Post-Secondary and Higher Education

For those who need additional expertise in education finance and law, instructional leadership, adult learning and student development, the Adult, Post-Secondary and Higher Education concentration is designed for current or future higher education leaders.

Educational Leadership Core Requirements (66 credits):

  • EDLR 6000: Orientation to Leadership
  • EDLR 6210, 6220, 6230: Leader as Self I, II, III
  • EDLR 6160: Social Inquiry Methods
  • EDLR 6050: Empowering Leaders for Social Justice
  • EDLR 6310, 6320, 6330: Leader in Organizations I, II, III
  • EDLR 6170: Quantitative Inquiry Methods
  • EDLR 6180: Qualitative Inquiry Methods
  • EDLR 6190: Participatory Approaches to Social Inquiry
  • EDLR 6410, 6420, 6430: Leader in Global World I, II, III
  • EDLR 6510, 6520, 6530: Thematic Dissertation in Leadership Practive (TDiLP) I, II, III

Concentration Requirements (choose 8 of the following courses - 24 credits):

  • SDAD 5760: Leadership and Governance in Higher Education 
  • AEDT 5810: Post-secondary Assessment 
  • AEDT 5800 (required): Instructional Leadership 
  • SDAD 5810: History of Higher Education 
  • EDUC 5130: Adult Learning 
  • EDUC 5300: Philosophy of Education 
  • SDAD 5590: American Community College 
  • SDAD 5750: Best Practices in Student Services 
  • SDAD 5780: Student Development Theory and Research 
  • SDAD 5800: Higher Ed Law 
  • SDAD 5840: Comparative Education and Social Policy 
  • SDAD 5850: Higher Ed Finance 
  • AEDT 5100: Course Design 
  • AEDT 5160: Instructional Design: UDL and Technology 
  • AEDT 5620: Foundations of Adult Education 
  • AEDT 5630: Instructional Methods 
  • AEDT 5740: Continuing Education for the Professional 
  • AEDT 5770: Program Evaluation