Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Catholic Leadership & Faith-Based Education

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Programs of Study

Doctor of Philsophy (Ph.D) degree of Church and Non-Public School Leaders
The program is organized as a cohort model with 12 to 20 students who take courses together at Fordham's Lincoln Center campus. New cohorts begin each September. Classes meet on Friday evenings and Saturdays when appropriate. During the summer, there are intensive weeklong institutes and opportunities for international study. Courses are selected from among the following:

Students must take 33 credits from the following program courses:
  • ASGE 6331-  Educational Management and Policy
  • ASGE 6359-  Administration of Post-Secondary Education
  • ASGE 6461-  Critical Issues in Administration and Supervision
  • ASGE 6531-  Clinic for School Administrators
  • ASGE 7322 - Economics and Finance of Education
  • ASGE 7333 - Data Analysis and Accountability
  • ASGE 7428 - Seminar in Leadership
  • ASGE 7429 - Social Theories and Education
  • ASGE 7430 - Political Factors in Administration and Supervision
  • ASGE 7431 - Administration and Supervision Seminar
  • ASGE 7432 - Seminar in Organizational Theory
  • ASGE 7439 - Advanced Seminar for Non-Public School Administration
  • ASGE 7435 - Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Implementation
  • ASGE 7440 - Seminar in Organizational Behavior
  • ASGE 7442 - Leading Organizational Change
  • ASGE 7444 - Leading a Learning Organization
  • ASGE 7446 - Seminar in Organizational Culture
  • ASGE 7448 - Seminar in Ethics and Social Justice
  • ASGE 7450 - Seminar in the Spirituality of Leadership
  • UEGE 6001-  Philosophy of Education
  • UEGE 6241-  Urban Education: Problems and Perspectives
  • UEGE 6243 - The Impact of Prejudice on Minority Groups in America
  • UEGE 6276 - History of Education
  • UEGE 6330 - Urban Sociology and Education
Students must take 9 to 12 credits from the following:
  • ASGE 6371 - Historical and Descriptive Research
  • ASGE 6220 - Advanced Statistics in Administration and Supervision
  • ASGE 7531 - Field Research in Administration and Supervision
  • ASGE 7721 - Research in Educational Administration I
  • ASGE 7731 - Research in Educational Administration II
  • ASGE 8505 - Directed Research in Administration and Supervision
  • ASGE 8751 - Dissertation Seminar: Ph.D. (three credits maximum toward degree)
The program's social science component is comprised of 12 credits. Students may take 12 credits in the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education as part of the collateral social science component. Other required courses (0 credits):
  • EDGE 8001 - Doctoral Residency Seminar
  • ASGE 0901 - Comprehensive Assessment Exam
  • ASGE 0900 - Permanent Matriculation
  • ASGE 0999 - Proposal Acceptance
Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) degree in Education
This program follows a cohort model and is organized with a focus on adult learning theory utilizing action research, group projects, critical reflection, clinical application, problem-based simulations, policy analysis and two semesters of internships.

Courses are selected among the following:
  • ASGE 5112 - Fundamentals of Educational Administration and Management
  • ASGE 5119 - Fundamentals of Educational Supervision
  • ASGE 6122 - Applications of Computers to Administration and Supervision
  • ASGE 6130 - Instructional Leadership
  • ASGE 6145 - Leading in a Diverse Society
  • ASGE 6322 - School Finance
  • ASGE 6325 - School Law
  • ASGE 6333 - Professional Development
  • ASGE 6338 - Ethics of School Administration
  • ASGE 6361 - Strategic Planning and Change
  • ASGE 6531 - Clinic for School Administrators
  • ASGE 6461 - Critical Issues in Catholic and Non-Public Education
  • ASGE 6520/21 - Internship I and II
  • ASGE 6541 - Perspectives on Leadership
  • ASGE 6720 - Program Evaluation and Research
  • ASGE 0701 - Comprehensive Assessment Exam

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