Nov 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Educational Administration and Leadership - School District Superintendent (Ed.D.)

Admissions Information  

Doctor of Education, Superintendent Total: 90-95 credit hours with a conferred equivalent master’s degree or 30 hours of master’s work and conferred equivalent Ed.S. degree or 60 hours of M.A. and Ed.S. work

Supporting Area Coursework

  • AHED/EDFN/EPSY Foundation Course 3 credit hours
  • EDAD or AHED Elective Courses * (Advisor approved) 1-6 credit hours


In addition to successfully completing coursework students must take and successfully pass a comprehensive exam and defend their dissertation.

*For licensure in South Dakota students need to take Indian Education (INED) 511.