The Doctor of Education degree builds on the knowledge gained in undergraduate and master’s programs. Educators seeking to further their careers in positions with more responsibility may pursue this advanced degree.
A Doctor of Education is a doctoral degree that emphasizes the field of education. It is a terminal degree that generally entitles the recipient to instruct at the university level in education.
The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.
The Ed. D. degree program of study is designed to give students a broad conceptual framework in leadership theory and research.
The Department of Educational Leadership offers two (2) degree programs in educational administration: the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree.
The programs were implemented at South Carolina State University in August 1983 and strive to produce graduates who possess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to produce and maintain high academic achievement in the public schools through effective performance, reflective decision-making, and humanistic practice.
In June 1986, the South Carolina Department of Education, using standards developed by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), approved the Ed. S. and the Ed. D. degree programs for granting elementary and secondary principal and superintendent certification. In December 1986, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) granted Level IV accreditation to South Carolina State University because of the quality of the Ed. D. degree program in Educational Administration....