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School of Education
Educational Leadership
Clark Atlanta University 
James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.

318 Rufus E. Clement Hall
Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone:  404-880-6015


Tier II

Tier II P-12 Educational Leadership Programs are designed to prepare principals, superintendents, and other district level leaders who supervise principals. Tier II Educational Leadership Programs are performance-based and prepare educational leadership candidates who have a solid understanding of vision building and organizational change. At CAU, Tier II at the Specialist or Doctoral degree P-12 levels are offered as degree only programs for educators who already hold Education specialist or doctoral degrees that allow candidates to hold Level 6 or Level certification.

Tier II Ed. D. Degree Requires a minimum of 60 semester credit hours, plus 750 clock hours of Advanced Residency in a school setting and must be approved by school district supervisor

Planned Program for Doctor of Education

I. Strategic Leadership
CEDA 600 Administration of the Urban School System
CEDA 601 Strategic Planning for Systemic Reform
CEDA 709 Seminar in Strategic Leadership

II. Instructional Leadership
CEDA 610 Administration & Supervision of the Instructional Program
CEDA 612 Student Personnel Administration
CEDA 614 Staff Personnel Administration
CEDA 719 Seminar in Instructional Leadership

III. Organizational Leadership
CEDA 620 Economics of Educational Equity
CEDA 729 Seminar in Organizational Leadership

IV. Political and Community Leadership
CEDA 630 Community Educational Leadership
CEDA 730 Politics of Urban Education
CEDA 735 Educational Policy Analysis
CEDA 739 Seminar in Political/Community Leadership
CEDF 654 Education & Urban Community

II. Research & Evaluation
CEDA 690 Systematic Educational Evaluation
CEDA 699 Research Methods in Organization
CEDA 790 Quantitative Research
CEDA 795 Qualitative Research
CEDA 791 Directed Research (elective)
CEDA 995 Dissertation Research
CEDA 995 Dissertation Research

CEDA 660 Advanced Practicum
CEDA 661 Advanced Practicum